Volume 367, Number 1, February III 2001
|Page(s)||297 - 298|
|Section||Stellar structure and evolution|
|Published online||15 February 2001|
Research Note Hipparcos photometry: The least variable stars*
Department of Physics, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, USA
Corresponding author: S. J. Adelman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 19 December 2000
The data known as the Hipparcos Photometry obtained with the Hipparcos satellite have been investigated to find those stars which are least variable. Such stars are excellent candidates to serve as standards for photometric systems. Their spectral types suggest in which parts of the HR diagrams stars are most constant. In some cases these values strongly indicate that previous ground based studies claiming photometric variability are incorrect or that the level of stellar activity has changed.
Key words: stars: activity / stars: general / stars: statistics / techniques: photometric
© ESO, 2001
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.