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Release No.: 2019-16
For Release: Monday, July 22, 2019 - 5:10pm

Determining the Mass of the White Dwarf in KOI-3278 Using Two Different but Complimentary Techniques

White dwarf orbiting another star source.

Credit: Reused with permission, Eric Agol and NASA/SDO HMI science teams

Self-lensing star system: The effects of gravitational lensing from a passage of a white dwarf star, simulated on an image of the Sun.

Credit: Reused with permission, Eric Agol and NASA/SDO HMI science teams