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Letters of Intent for 2015

LoI 2015-176
Focus Meeting: Recent advances in stellar physics from asteroseismology

Date:

10 August 2015 to 12 August 2015

Location:

Honolulu, United States

Contact:

Simon Jeffery (csj@arm.ac.uk)

Coordinating division:

Division G Stars and Stellar Physics

Co-Chairs of SOC:

SImon Jeffery (Armagh Observatory)
Joyce Guzik (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Chair of LOC:

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Topics

I. Advances in understanding stellar evolution from pulsations
a) the solar-stellar connection
b) massive stars
c) evolved stars
d) white dwarfs

II. The impact of asteroseismology on stellar physics
a) convection
b) rotation
c) opacities and equation of state

III. Asteroseismology and multiple-star and planetary systems
a) binary stars and precise asteroseismolgy
b) implications of asteroseismic results for population synthesis of c) clusters and galaxies
d) Impact of asteroseismology on exoplanet science

IV. Observational Highlights and Prospects
a) Space ( e.g. COROT, KEPLER, MOST, BRITE, and GAIA)
b) Ground (e.g. ASAS, OGLE, SDSS, SONG and the LSST)

 

Rationale

This is a Letter of Intent submitted on behalf of Commission 27.

 

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