New magnetic field measurements of β Cephei stars and slowly pulsating B stars

  title={New magnetic field measurements of $\beta$ Cephei stars and slowly pulsating B stars},
  author={Swetlana Hubrig and Maryline Briquet and Peter De Cat and Markus Schoeller and Thierry Morel and Ilya V. Ilyin},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
  pages={389 - 390}
Abstract We present the results of the continuation of our magnetic survey with FORS 1 at the VLT of a sample of B-type stars consisting of confirmed or candidate β Cephei stars and Slowly Pulsating B stars. Roughly one third of the studied β Cephei stars have detected magnetic fields. The fraction of magnetic Slowly Pulsating B and candidate Slowly Pulsating B stars is found to be higher, up to 50%. We find that the domains of magnetic and non-magnetic pulsating stars in the H-R diagram… 


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