Pulsation among TESS A and B stars and the Maia variables

  title={Pulsation among TESS A and B stars and the Maia variables},
  author={Luis A. Balona and Dogus Ozuyar},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  • L. Balona, D. Ozuyar
  • Published 14 January 2020
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Classification of over 50 000 TESS stars in sectors 1–18 has resulted in the detection of 766 pulsating main-sequence B stars as well as over 5000 δ Scuti, 2300 γ Doradus, and 114 roAp candidates. Whereas it has been assumed that high-frequency pulsations among B-type main-sequence stars are confined to the early B-type β Cephei stars, the observations indicate that high frequencies are to be found over the whole B-star range, eventually merging with δ Scuti stars. The cool B stars pulsating… 

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