MAGNETO-CONVECTION AND LITHIUM AGE ESTIMATES OF THE β PICTORIS MOVING GROUP

@article{MacDonald2010MAGNETOCONVECTIONAL,
  title={MAGNETO-CONVECTION AND LITHIUM AGE ESTIMATES OF THE $\beta$ PICTORIS MOVING GROUP},
  author={J. MacDonald and D. J. Mullan},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={723},
  pages={1599-1606}
}
Although the means of the ages of stars in young groups determined from Li depletion often agree with mean ages determined from Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) diagram isochrones, there are often statistically significant differences in the ages of individual stars determined by the two methods. We find that inclusion of the effects of inhibition of convection due to the presence of magnetic fields leads to consistent ages for the individual stars. We illustrate how age consistency arises by applying… Expand
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