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2 M can be derived (Rhoades & Rufﬁni 1983). The three assumptions are: (i) the star is non-rotating; (ii) the equation of state at densities below some ﬁducial value (typically close to the nuclear saturation density) is known; (iii) the speed of sound at larger densities is smaller than the speed of light (the so-called “causality” condition). Including the effects of rotation introduces only small corrections and affects the limiting mass by <20% (Friedman & Ipser 1987). The next two assumptions, however, are significantly more constraining.
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