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Stellar ages and convective cores in field main-sequence stars: First asteroseismic application to two kepler targets

Aguirre, V Silva; Basu, S; Brandao, I M; Christensen-Dalsgaard, J; Deheuvels, S; Dogan, G; Metcalfe, T S; Serenelli, A. M.; Ballot, J; Chaplin, W. J.; Cunha, M S; Weiss, A; Appourchaux, T; Casagrande, Luca


Using asteroseismic data and stellar evolution models we obtain the first detection of a convective core in a Kepler field main-sequence star, putting a stringent constraint on the total size of the mixed zone and showing that extra mixing beyond the form

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/769/2/141
Access Rights: Open Access


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