Probing populations of red giants in the galactic disk with CoRoT

  title={Probing populations of red giants in the galactic disk with CoRoT},
  author={Andrea Miglio and Josefina Montalb{\'a}n and Fr'ed'eric Baudin and Patrick Eggenberger and Arlette Noels and Saskia Hekker and Joris de Ridder and Werner W. Weiss and Annie Baglin},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
The detection with CoRoT of solar-like oscillations in nearly 800 red giants in the first 150-days long observational run paves the way for detailed studies of populations of galactic-disk red giants. We investigate which information on the observed population can be recovered by the distribution of the observed seismic constraints: the frequency of maximum oscillation power (nu_max) and the large frequency separation (Deltanu). We propose to use the observed distribution of nu_max and of… Expand

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