Fundamental properties of nearby single early B-type stars

  title={Fundamental properties of nearby single early B-type stars},
  author={M. Fernanda Nieva and Norbert Przybilla},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
Fundamental parameters of a sample of 26 apparently slowly-rotating single early B-type stars in the solar neighbourhood are presented and compared to high-precision data from detached eclipsing binaries (DEBs). The data are used to discuss the evolutionary status of the stars in context of the most recent Geneva grid of models. Evolutionary masses plus radii and luminosities are determined to better than typically 5%, 10%, and 20% uncertainty, respectively, facilitating the mass-radius and… 
Fundamental parameters of B type stars
  • M. Nieva
  • Physics
    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2014
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