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

@article{Hubrig2008NewMF,
  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 Ilyin},
  journal={Astronomische Nachrichten},
  year={2008},
  volume={330},
  pages={317-329}
}
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 (hereafter SPB) stars, along with a small number of normal B-type stars. A weak mean longitudinal magnetic field of the order of a few hundred Gauss was detected in three β Cephei stars and two stars suspected to be β Cephei stars, in five SPB stars and eight stars suspected to be SPB stars. Additionally… Expand
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