IALP   13078
INSTITUTO DE ASTROFISICA LA PLATA
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
capítulos de libros
Título:
White dwarf stars
Autor/es:
ALTHAUS, L. G.
Libro:
Compact objects and their emission
Editorial:
Asociación Argentina de Astronomía (Book Series)
Referencias:
Año: 2009; p. 39 - 54
Resumen:
White dwarfs are the most common end-product of stellarevolution, and as such contain valuable information about the evolutionof individual stars as well as about the star formation history andsubsequent evolution in our Galaxy. In this lecture, I describe the main structural and evolutive properties of white dwarfs. Potential applications ofthese stars to other fields of astrophysics are shortly described.
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