Exoplanetary Scratchpad

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The first White Dwarf found to have a dust disk in 1987 and remains the only one detected for a long time. This disk is now believed to be the result of an asteroid collision.

G29-38 System Web PagesEdit

G29-38 System ArtworkEdit

Reported to be a Variable White Dwarf (1974)Edit

G29-38 System In the NewsEdit

First Dust Disk Detected Around a White Dwarf Star (1987)Edit

UCLA researchers Ben Zuckerman and Eric Becklin first spotted the ring of debris.

Dust Disk Planets Simulated (Feb 2002)Edit

Dust Disk Viewed by Spitzer (2004)Edit

Dust Disk Result of Asteroid Collisions (2006)Edit

G29-38 System Fun LinksEdit

System FactoidsEdit

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G29-38 Star FactoidsEdit

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Planet Kuiper Belt Star FactoidsEdit

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Map of G29-38 SystemEdit

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