ZZ Ceti stars

ZZ Ceti stars

[¦zē¦zē ′sed·ē ‚stärz]
(astronomy)
A small class of variable-luminosity white dwarfs with small amplitude oscillations having periods of 10-100 seconds and effective temperatures of 10,000-14,000 K (18,000-25,000°F).
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