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Search for white dwarf companions of cool stars with peculiar element abundances

E. Böhm-Vitense

Search for white dwarf companions of cool stars with peculiar element abundances

report for period Autumn 1982-Autumn 1984

by E. Böhm-Vitense

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Published by University of Washington in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White dwarf stars,
  • Dwarf stars

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprincipal investigator, E. Böhm-Vitense
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 174030, NASA contractor report -- 174030
    ContributionsUniversity of Washington, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14929059M

    White Dwarf Books is a bookstore specialising in science fiction and fantasy books. Home; Contact; Contact Us Contact Info. Feel free to contact any of our friendly and knowledgable staff regarding book orders/availability, or if you just want to chat about good science fiction/fantasy books. Shop telephone number: (08) The final naked core, a white dwarf, will have a temperature of over , K, and contain an estimated % of the Sun's present day mass. [] The planetary nebula will disperse in ab years, but the white dwarf will survive for trillions of years before fading to a hypothetical black dwarf. [][] Motion and location.

    Evolutionary properties of white dwarf stars Leandro G. Althaus White dwarf (WD) stars constitute the final stage of stellar evolution for the vast majority of stars. Indeed, more than 95% of all stars, in- mospheres, or those with peculiar abundances. It is accepted that post–AGB stars evolve into. A White dwarf is the electron-degenerate remnant of a star that has exhausted the nuclear fuel in its core and subsequently lost its outer layers. It represents the final stage of stellar evolution for most stars, including our own Sun. White dwarfs are extremely dense - a white dwarf with a mass equivalent to our Sun would be compacted into a volume no greater than the Earth.

      Now Iota B - this is a White Dwarf (blue-white) - Surface Temperature is 15, degrees Celsius - okay so far. Here comes the problem - it is a SMALL White Dwarf - and info says it COULD be as small as Solar masses, and as high as 1,33 Solar masses. So I . This book tells the story of the growth in our understanding of white dwarf stars, set within the context of the relevant scientific and technological advances. Part popular science, part historical narrative, this book is authored by one of the astrophysicists who participated directly in uncovering some of the secrets of white dwarf by: 1.


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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. A white dwarf, also called a degenerate dwarf, is a stellar core remnant composed mostly of electron-degenerate matter.A white dwarf is very dense: its mass is comparable to that of the Sun, while its volume is comparable to that of Earth.A white dwarf's faint luminosity comes from the emission of stored thermal energy; no fusion takes place in a white dwarf.

The aim was to check the hypothesis that all these peculiar stars have white dwarf (WD) companions, which at their asymptotic giant branch phase transferred mass with peculiar element abundances.

A white dwarf is what stars like the Sun become after they have exhausted their nuclear fuel. Near the end of its nuclear burning stage, this type of star expels most of its outer material, creating a planetary nebula. Only the hot core of the star remains. This core becomes a very hot white dwarf, with a temperature exceedingKelvin.

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White Dwarf Stars The first white dwarf star to be discovered was the companion (component B) of Sirius, a main sequence star (component A).

The spectrum and color, hence temperature, of the two stars are very similar, but the dwarf star is s times fainter, hence much smaller by factor of in radius, than the main sequence companion. Many of the nearest white dwarf stars (e.g., Sirius B and Procyon B) are in such binaries and would have remained undiscovered if they were even a little bit further away.

White dwarfs which are sufficiently hot (T(eff) > 10, K) would, if present in binary systems with a relatively cool (F, G, K, or M) main-sequence secondary, be visible in Author: Harry L. Shipman, Jeanne Geczi. The core that is left behind will be a white dwarf, a husk of a star in which no hydrogen fusion occurs.

Smaller stars, such as red dwarfs, don't make it to the red giant state. Red dwarfs include the smallest stars commonly weighing between to percent the mass of the sun, their small size means they burn at a slower rate meaning a dwarf star is to long exceed the life of the universe, their reduced mass also means their surface is very cool.

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Think of a white dwarf as a cooling ember of a star long past its hydrogen fusing prime. And white dwarfs will cool down to infrared radiating black dwarfs over trillions of years, far longer than. A) The white dwarf undergoes a catastrophic collapse, leading to a type of supernova that is somewhat different from that which occurs in a massive star but is comparable in energy.

B) The white dwarf, which is made mostly of carbon, suddenly becomes much hotter in temperature and therefore is able to begin fusing the carbon.White Dwarf Stars After nuclear burning ceases, a post-AGB star rapidly becomes a white dwarf.

Although gravitational contraction will provide some luminosity for a while, the luminosity evolution of the star can be well modeled as simple cooling for a highly conductive isothermal, degenerate core blanketed by a radiative non-degenerate envelope.

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