By Andrea Miglio,Patrick Eggenberger,Léo Girardi,Josefina Montalbán
The detection of radial and non-radial solar-like oscillations in millions of G-K giants with CoRoT and Kepler is paving the line for distinct reviews of stellar populations within the Galaxy. The to be had ordinary seismic constraints let mostly model-independent decision of stellar radii and much, and will be used to figure out the placement and age of millions of stars in numerous areas of the Milky approach, and of giants belonging to open clusters. this sort of shut connection among stellar evolution, Galactic evolution, and asteroseismology opens a brand new very promising gate in our realizing of stars and galaxies.
This ebook represents a ordinary development from the gathering of overview papers provided within the publication 'Red Giants as Probes of the constitution and Evolution of the Milky Way', which seemed within the Astrophysics and area technology lawsuits sequence in 2012. This sequel quantity includes assessment papers on spectroscopy, seismology of crimson giants, open questions in Galactic astrophysics, and discusses first effects accomplished by way of combining photometric/spectroscopic and seismic constraints on populations of stars saw by means of CoRoT and Kepler. The e-book additionally experiences on discussions among professional researchers in Galactic evolution, experts in stellar constitution and asteroseismology, and key representatives of in depth ground-based spectroscopic surveys resembling APOGEE and the ESO-GAIA Spectroscopic Survey, which might function a roadmap for destiny endeavours during this box of research.
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Asteroseismology of Stellar Populations in the Milky Way (Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings) by Andrea Miglio,Patrick Eggenberger,Léo Girardi,Josefina Montalbán