In the J0806 binary star system about 1600 light-ears away, two white dwarfs are continuously orbiting each other at a rate of one orbit every 321 seconds. Upon reaching the end of their lives, most smaller stars become white dwarfs.(via) 

In the J0806 binary star system about 1600 light-ears away, two white dwarfs are continuously orbiting each other at a rate of one orbit every 321 seconds. Upon reaching the end of their lives, most smaller stars become white dwarfs.
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    5.35 minutes for an entire orbit.