image by pinkela
It's been one hundred million years since the red giant used up all it's available energy resources. Exhausted, the giant has cast off its outer layers, leaving behind a hot core at the center, the White Dwarf Star, it's surface buring at a furious 35,500 degrees kelvin and consuming everthing it must to survive just a while longer.

Image credit: K. Pinkela
Created with JASC Paint Shop Pro 9
March - 2009