Rotational velocities of A-type stars. III. Velocity distributions

@article{Royer2007RotationalVO,
title={Rotational velocities of A-type stars. III. Velocity distributions},
author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Royer and Juan Zorec and Aim Paris and Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris},
journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
year={2007},
volume={463},
pages={671-682}
}
• Published 26 October 2006
• Physics
• Astronomy and Astrophysics
Aims. A sample of $v\sin i$ of B9 to F2-type main sequence single stars has been built from highly homogeneous ${v\sin i}$ parameters determined for a large sample cleansed of objects presenting the Am and Ap phenomenon as well as of all known binaries. The aim is to study the distributions of rotational velocities in the mass range of A-type stars for normal single objects. Methods. Robust statistical methods are used to rectify the ${v\sin i}$ distributions for the projection effect and the…
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