Chandrasekhar limit

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Chandrasekhar limit

n
(Astronomy) astronomy the upper limit to the mass of a white dwarf, equal to 1.44 solar masses. A star having a mass above this limit will continue to collapse to form a neutron star
[C20: named after S. Chandrasekhar, who calculated it]
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