Sounding Solar and Stellar Interiors: Proceedings of the 181st Symposium of the International Astronomical Union Held in Nice, France, September 30-Oc

Sounding Solar and Stellar Interiors: Proceedings of the 181st Symposium of the International Astronomical Union Held in Nice, France, September 30-Oc

By: Janine Provost (editor), Francois-Xavier Schmider (editor)Hardback

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Since 1975, and the identification of the solar 5-minute oscillations as global acoustic modes, helioseismology has proven to be a very active field. It enabled thorough investigation of the physical processes occurring inside the stars. In 1995, a step was achieved with the completion of the GONG network and the launch of the SoHO satellite, increasing by several order of magnitude the quality of the available data. This study contains a synthesis of the progress in the observations and of current knowledge of the internal structure and rotation of the Sun inferred from helioseismology. It also presents the expectation of what can be learned about other stars with asteroseismology.


Sounding solar and stellar interiors - general introduction, J. Leibacher. Part I Helioseismology: from ground or space, a worldwide co-operation; the state of art in helioseismic ground-based experiments, P. Palle; present status of the Taiwan oscillation network, Dean-Yi Chou, et al; a review of space helioseismology, T.H. Toutain; performance and first results from the GOLF instrument on SoHO, A.H. Gabriel, et al; first results from VIRGO on SoHO, C. Frohlich, et al; new time-distance helioseismology results from the SOI/MDI experiment, T. Duvall Jr, et al; GOLF results - today's view on the solar modes, G. Grec, et al; precision solar astrometry from SoHO/MDI, J.F. Kuhn, et al; plane-wave analysis of SOI data, R.S. Bogart, et al. Part II: internal structure and rotation; seismic inversions; theoretical solar models, J. Provost; the seismic sun, S. Basu; the seismic structure of the sun from GONG, E. Anderson, et al; structure inversions with the VIRGO data; T.H. Appourchaux, et al; a seismic solar model deduced from the sound speed distribution and an estimate of the Neutrino Fluxes, H. Shibahashi, M. Takata; stellar rotation and mixing, J.P. Zahn; internal solar rotation, T. Sekii; internal structure and rotation of the sun - first results from MDI data, A.G. Kosovichev, et al; internal rotation and dynamics of the sun from GONG data, S. Korzennik, et al. Part III Special session dedicated to Philippe Delache: the scientific achievements of P.H. Delache, R.M. Bonnet; long-term solar-irradiance variability, J.M. Pap; giant planets seismology, B. Mosser; apparent solar diameter and variability, A. Vigouroux. Part IV Inputs from helioseismology to solar physics: solar activity and solar oscillations, Y. Elsworth; excitation of solar acoustic oscillations, P. Kumar; an observational study of the interaction of impulsive and periodic perturbations in the solar atmosphere, F.L. Deubner, R. Kleineisel. Part V: asteroseismology - theory and methods; sounding stellar interiors, W. Dziembowski; asteroseismology - ground based observational methods, S. Frandsen; asteroseismology from space - COROT and other projects, A. Baglin, M. Auvergne; three years of ANTENA - what we have done!, J.A. Belmonte, et al. Part VI Results on some selected types of stars: asteroseismology of white dwarf stars, G. Vauclair; observational asteroseismology of d Scuti stars, M. Breger, N. Audard; probing the interior of roAp stars - stellar tubas that sound like piccolos, J. Matthews. Conclusion: sounding solar and stellar interiors - conclusion and prospects, D. Gough.

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  • ISBN13: 9780792348382
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 468
  • ID: 9780792348382
  • ISBN10: 0792348389

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