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Volume 101, 2015The Space Photometry Revolution – CoRoT Symposium 3, Kepler KASC-7 Joint Meeting
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Session 1 - Probing stellar structure and evolution with asteroseismology|
|Published online||23 September 2015|
Tracing early stellar evolution with asteroseismology: pre-main sequence stars in NGC 2264
1 Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200D, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
2 Argelander Institute, University of Bonn, Germany, Auf dem Hügel 71, 53121 Bonn, Germany
3 Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pyatnitskaya Str 48, 119017 Moscow, Russia
4 Department of Astronomy and Physics, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3, Canada
5 Department of Astrophysics, IMAPP, Radboud University Nijmegen, P.O. Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, Netherlands
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Published online: 23 September 2015
Asteroseismology has been proven to be a successful tool to unravel details of the internal structure for different types of stars in various stages of their main sequence and post-main sequence evolution. Recently, we found a relation between the detected pulsation properties in a sample of 34 pre-main sequence (pre-MS) δ Scuti stars and the relative phase in their pre-MS evolution. With this we are able to demonstrate that asteroseismology is similarly powerful if applied to stars in the earliest stages of evolution before the onset of hydrogen core burning.
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