Detection of frequency spacings in the young O-type binary HD 46149 from CoRoT photometry

  title={Detection of frequency spacings in the young O-type binary HD 46149 from CoRoT photometry},
  author={Pieter Degroote and Maryline Briquet and Michel Auvergne and Sergio Sim{\'o}n-D{\'i}az and C. Aerts and Alfred F. Noels and Monica Rainer and Markus Hareter and Ennio Poretti and Laurent Mahy and Raquel Oreiro and M. Vuckovic and Kris Smolders and Annie Baglin and Fr'ed'eric Baudin and Claude Catal{\`a} and Eric Michel and R'eza Samadi},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Aims. Using the CoRoT space based photometry of the O-type binary HD 46149, stellar atmospheric effects related to rotation can be separated from pulsations, because they leave distinct signatures in the light curve. This offers the possibility of characterising and exploiting any pulsations seismologically. Methods. Combining high-quality space based photometry, multi-wavelength photometry, spectroscopy and constraints imposed by binarity and cluster membership, the detected pulsations in HD… Expand
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