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Spectroscopic observations of Kepler stars

Ewa Niemczura
Astronomical Institute of the University of Wroclaw

Abstract
The Kepler space mission launched in March 2009, is providing continuous and high-precision photometry of thousands of stars simultaneously. The uninterrupted photometric measurements of asteroseismic targets need complementary ground-based spectroscopic observations to provide information on their physical parameters, such as effective temperature, surface gravity, metallicity, and rotation velocity, which are crucial for asteroseismic modelling. I will present the status of ground-based spectroscopic observations of Kepler stars.

2012 October 10, 13:30

IA/U.Porto
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