Artist’s impression comparing the disc of material around SDSS J1228+1040 and Saturn

An artist's impression of the debris disc around the white dwarf SDSS J1228+1040 (left) at the same scale as Saturn and its rings (right). While the white dwarf in SDSS J1228+1040 has about seven times smaller diameter than Saturn, it has a mass 2500 times greater.

Të drejtat:

Mark Garlick (www.markgarlick.com) and University of Warwick/ESO/NASA/Cassini

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Id:eso1544b
Tipi:Punim artistik
Data e Publikimit:Nën 11, 2015, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1544
Përmasat:8760 x 5000 px

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Emri:SDSS J122859.93+104032.9
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : White Dwarf
Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Debris
Distanca:450 vite dritë
Kategori:Illustrations

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