University of Wisconsin

Space Astronomy Laboratory

ASTRO - 2

WUPPE

OBJECT: G70D8247
Other Names: GRW
ID # 2609

UW Astronomer: Art Code


G70D8247 is a magnetic white dwarf. It has a field of the order of 500 milllion gauss and shows constant polarization of about 3%. Since it is well studied in the optical region of the spectrum, ultraviolet measurements by WUPPE should permit the development of a reliable model for this star.