Solar-like Oscillations in Low-luminosity Red Giants: First Results from Kepler

@article{Bedding2010SolarlikeOI,
  title={Solar-like Oscillations in Low-luminosity Red Giants: First Results from Kepler},
  author={Timothy R. Bedding and Daniel Huber and Dennis Stello and Yvonne P. Elsworth and Saskia Hekker and Thomas Kallinger and Savita Mathur and Beno{\^i}t Mosser and Heather L. Preston and J'erome Ballot and Caroline Barban and A-M. Broomhall and Derek L. Buzasi and William J. Chaplin and R. A. Garcı́a and Michael Gruberbauer and Steven J. Hale and Joris De Ridder and Soeren Frandsen and William J. Borucki and Timothy M. Brown and J{\o}rgen Christensen-Dalsgaard and Ronald L. Gilliland and Jon M. Jenkins and Hans Kjeldsen and D. G. Koch and K'evin Belkacem and Lars Bildsten and Hans Bruntt and Tiago L. Campante and S{\'e}bastien Deheuvels and Al{\'i}z Derekas and M-A. Dupret and M-J. Goupil and A. P. Hatzes and G{\"u}nter Houdek and Michael J. Ireland and C. Jiang and Christoffer Karoff and L{\'a}szl{\'o} L. Kiss and Yveline Lebreton and Andrea Miglio and Josefina Montalb{\'a}n and Arlette Noels and Ian W. Roxburgh and Vinothini Sangaralingam and I R Stevens and Marian Doru Suran and Neil Tarrant and Achim Weiss},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={713}
}
We have measured solar-like oscillations in red giants using time-series photometry from the first 34 days of science operations of the Kepler Mission. The light curves, obtained with 30 minute sampling, reveal clear oscillations in a large sample of G and K giants, extending in luminosity from the red clump down to the bottom of the giant branch. We confirm a strong correlation between the large separation of the oscillations (Δν) and the frequency of maximum power (νmax). We focus on a sample… Expand

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