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Seismology of rapidly rotating stars

François Lignières
Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie

Interpreting the frequency spectrum of rapidly rotating stars is a long standing unsolved problem of stellar seismology, that prevents a detailed seismic diagnostic of typical intermediate-mass and massive stars. The quality of the spatial data together with the advances in modelling bring fresh perspectives towards a successful comparison between theory and observation.
I shall present recent progresses in modelling the effects of rapid rotation on stellar oscillation modes and their possible application to the mode identification problem.

2013 February 05, 13:30

Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (Auditorium)
Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto

Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
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