Stage 5 of Stars Formation: White Dwarf

What is a White Dwarf?


INTRO

A white dwarf is the fifth stage of a star's life. It is the size of a regular planet.

HISTORY

The founder of the very first supernova was William Herschel, in January 31, 1783.

FORMATION OF WHITE DWARF(S)

A white dwarf is formed when a planetary nebula exhausts all its nuclear fuel and loses its outer layers.


White Dwarfs