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Contact: Dr. Boris Gänsicke
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University of Warwick

SDSS1102+2054

Caption: Sloan Digital Sky Survey spectroscopy of this inconspicuous blue object -- SDSS1102+2054 -- reveals it to be an extremely rare stellar remnant: a white dwarf with an oxygen-rich atmosphere

Credit: The Sloan Digital Sky Survey

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