EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 160, 2017Seismology of the Sun and the Distant Stars 2016 – Using Today’s Successes to Prepare the Future – TASC2 & KASC9 Workshop – SPACEINN & HELAS8 Conference
|Number of page(s)||13|
|Section||Seismology: Stars Beyond The Main Sequence|
|Published online||27 October 2017|
Modelling of Red Giant Stars: The state-of-the-art
INAF - Astronomical Observatory of Teramo, Via M. Maggini, sn, 64100, Teramo, Italy
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Published online: 27 October 2017
The seismic data obtained by the CoRoT and Kepler space missions have provided inferences of the global and structural properties of thousands of red giants. When compared with stellar model predictions, these inferences can significantly improve our understanding of stellar evolution. We present a brief review of the structure and evolution of red giant stars, devoting some emphasis on the major, still open problems.
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