EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 43, 201340th Liège International Astrophysical Colloquium. Ageing Low Mass Stars: From Red Giants to White Dwarfs
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Hot B Subdwarfs (SDB)|
|Published online||21 March 2013|
Hot subluminous stars: Highlights from the MUCHFUSS and Kepler missions
1 Dr. Karl Remeis-Observatory & ECAP, Astronomical Institute, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Sternwartstr. 7, 6049 Bamberg, Germany
2 Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
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Research into hot subdwarf stars is progressing rapidly. We present recent important discoveries. First we review the knowledge about magnetic fields in hot subdwarfs and highlight the first detection of a highly-magnetic, helium-rich sdO star. We briefly summarize recent discoveries based on Kepler light curves and finally introduce the closest known sdB+WD binary discovered by the MUCHFUSS project and discuss its relevance as a progenitor of a double-detonation type Ia supernova.
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