CoRoT Measures Solar-Like Oscillations and Granulation in Stars Hotter Than the Sun

  title={CoRoT Measures Solar-Like Oscillations and Granulation in Stars Hotter Than the Sun},
  author={E. Michel and A. Baglin and M. Auvergne and C. Catal{\`a} and R. Samadi and F. Baudin and T. Appourchaux and C. Barban and W. Weiss and G. Berthomieu and P. Boumier and M. Dupret and Rafael A. Garc{\'i}a and M. Fridlund and R. Garrido and M. Goupil and H. Kjeldsen and Y. Lebreton and B. Mosser and A. Grotsch-Noels and E. Janot-Pacheco and J. Provost and I. Roxburgh and A. Thoul and T. Toutain and D. Tiph{\`e}ne and S. Turck-chi{\`e}ze and S. Vauclair and G. Vauclair and C. Aerts and G. Alecian and J. Ballot and S. Charpinet and A. Hubert and F. Ligni{\`e}res and P. Mathias and M. Monteiro and C. Neiner and E. Poretti and J. R. de Medeiros and I. Ribas and M. Rieutord and T. R. Cort{\'e}s and K. Zwintz},
  pages={558 - 560}
Oscillations of the Sun have been used to understand its interior structure. The extension of similar studies to more distant stars has raised many difficulties despite the strong efforts of the international community over the past decades. The CoRoT (Convection Rotation and Planetary Transits) satellite, launched in December 2006, has now measured oscillations and the stellar granulation signature in three main sequence stars that are noticeably hotter than the sun. The oscillation amplitudes… Expand
Some highlights of the latest CoRoT results on stellar physics
  • S. Deheuvels
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2013
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