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TESS Finds Pulsating White Dwarf in TW Pictoris System

The white dwarf observed by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a member of the binary system TW Pictoris and is known to be accreting matter from its companion star. An artist’s impression of a white dwarf — in this case a white dwarf in the MV Lyrae system — accreting as it draws…