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The pulsation modes, masses and evolution of luminous red giants

Wood, Peter R


The period-luminosity sequences and the multiple periods of luminous red giant stars are examined using the Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment III catalogue of long-period variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud. It is shown that the period ratios in individual multimode stars are systematically different from the ratios of the periods at a given luminosity of different period-luminosity sequences. This leads to the conclusion that the masses of stars at the same luminosity on the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stv289
Access Rights: Open Access


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