The puzzling white dwarf cooling sequence in NGC 6791: A simple solution
In this Letter we demonstrate that the puzzling bright peak in the luminosity function of the white dwarf (WD) cooling sequence of NGC 6791 can be naturally accounted for if ∼34% of the observed WDs are WD+WD binary systems.
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