Asteroseismic Classification of Stellar Populations among 13,000 Red Giants Observed by Kepler

  title={Asteroseismic Classification of Stellar Populations among 13,000 Red Giants Observed by Kepler},
  author={Dennis Stello and Daniel Huber and Timothy R. Bedding and Othman Benomar and Lars Bildsten and Yvonne P. Elsworth and Ronald L. Gilliland and Beno{\^i}t Mosser and Bill Paxton and Timothy R. White},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
Of the more than 150,000 targets followed by the Kepler Mission, about 10% were selected as red giants. Due to their high scientific value, in particular for Galaxy population studies and stellar structure and evolution, their Kepler light curves were made public in late 2011. More than 13,000 (over 85%) of these stars show intrinsic flux variability caused by solar-like oscillations making them ideal for large-scale asteroseismic investigations. We automatically extracted individual… Expand

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