degenerate star

degenerate star

A star composed primarily of degenerate matter, especially a white dwarf or a neutron star.
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Their topics include fundamentals of stellar variability observations, stellar structure and evolution theory, stellar pulsation theory, Cepheid and related variable stars, pulsating stars close to the lower main sequence in the H-R diagram, hot subdwarf pulsators, and pulsating degenerate stars.