A Model of the Local WD Population

K.P. Schroder, R. Napiwotzki, E.M. Pauli

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Abstract

We present a model of the solar neighbourhood (d<100 pc) white dwarf (WD) population and show its distribution in e®ective temperature and mass. The WDs are created by the death-rate of a population model matching the local stars observed by hipparcos, considering depletion as caused by the \thin disk" dynamics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIn: Procs of the 14th European Workshop on White Dwarfs - ASP Conference Series 334
PublisherAstronomical Society of the Pacific
Pages93-98
ISBN (Print)1-58381-197-4, 978-1-58381-268-6
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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