Distinctly 'fuzzy' WD

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=56.3215&dec=-49.4034&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

In a binary system with an M dwarf by the looks of it.

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Reason it looks so weird is likely because its extremely hot (~72500 K assuming DA; Gentile Fusillo+ 2021). This is because the white dwarf itself is extremely young. Not young in the sense of total lifetime age, but in the sense of how long it’s been a white dwarf (cooling age of ~1 Myr per wdwarfdate using Gentile Fusillo+ Teff and logg values)

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appreciate that explanation :+1:

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