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Planetesimal

A small 5-200 kilometer planetesimal is announced orbiting in the debris disk of a white dwarf star every 132 minutes at a distance of less than 1 Solar radius.

The Sun will end its life as a dense, smoldering object called a white dwarf. Though our star's transition into a white dwarf will almost surely destroy Earth, a new study reports the discovery of on

  1. Astronomy.com
Astronomers discover chunk of planet's core around a dead star