Volume 402, Number 1, April IV 2003
|Page(s)||293 - 297|
|Section||Stellar structure and evolution|
|Published online||07 April 2003|
A new seismic analysis of Alpha Centauri
Institute of Astrophysics and Geophysics, University of Liège, 17 allée du 6-Août, Sart Tilman (Bât B5c), 4000 Liège 1, Belgium
Corresponding author: A. Thoul, email@example.com
Accepted: 10 February 2003
Models of α Cen A & B have been computed using the masses determined by Pourbaix et al. ([CITE]) and the data derived from the spectroscopic analysis of Neuforge & Magain ([CITE]). The seismological data obtained by Bouchy & Carrier ([CITE], [CITE]) do help improve our knowledge of the evolutionary status of the system. All the constraints are satisfied with a model which gives an age of about 6 Gyr for the binary.
Key words: stars: binaries: visual / stars: individual: α Cen / stars: oscillations / stars: evolution
© ESO, 2003
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