B What are the maximum masses of White Dwarves and of Neutron stars?

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Hello.

I'm very interested to find out more about the maximum masses of white dwarf stars and of neutron stars. Please note that while my level in this forum is Basic, I am familiar with the role that the Chandrasekhar limit has played in our understanding of white dwarves. I was therefore wondering if there is a similar kind of limit applied to neutron stars.



Thank you for any help given.

Cerenkov.
 

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Thank you for this Drakkith.

Then am I right to presume that the TOV limit will be crucial to our further understanding of this event... should it actually pan out?


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Thank you,

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Then am I right to presume that the TOV limit will be crucial to our further understanding of this event... should it actually pan out?
I'm not sure. I'm not familiar enough with this topic to get into any of the nitty-gritty details unfortunately.
 
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Well, thats ok Drakkith.

I'll follow up some of the 'Related Threads' and see if they can help me further.

Thanks again for your input.

Cerenkov.
 

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