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    Default Re: sudying rapid rotation in WDs

    I wonder what kind of rotation Sirius B has with its roughly 1 solar mass. Admittedly, there are effects with its Sirius A association.
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    Default Re: sudying rapid rotation in WDs

    Quote Originally Posted by MistrBadgr View Post
    I wonder what kind of rotation Sirius B has with its roughly 1 solar mass. Admittedly, there are effects with its Sirius A association.
    True. They are widely separated now but might have been close enough for tidal influences in the past.
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