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Description Graph plotting the radius (in standard solar radii) against the mass (in standard solar masses) for a model white dwarf star consisting of a cold Fermi gas. The blue curve shows a nonrelativistic model and the green curve a relativistic model. The molecular weight per electron has been taken to be 2. See: The Highly Collapsed Configurations of a Stellar Mass (second paper), S. Chandrasekhar, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 95 (1935), pp. 207--225.
Date 17-I-2007; revised 25-IX-2007, 20-V-2008
Source Self-created in 2007. Later changed to resemble Image:WhiteDwarf_mass-radius.jpg. For an anti-aliased version, see Image:Chandrasekhar2.png.
Author Spacepotato
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