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J/other/A+ARV/17.251   Stars observed with Doppler imaging   (Strassmeier, 2009)

Starspots. Strassmeier K.G. <Astron. Astrophys. Rev., 17, 251-308 (2009)> =2009A&ARv..17..251S
ADC_Keywords: Stars, fundamental ; Magnetic fields ; Effective temperatures Keywords: starspots - stars: activity - stars: imaging - sunspots - magnetic fields - techniques: polarimetric - stars: rotation - exoplanets Abstract: Starspots are created by local magnetic fields on the surfaces of stars, just as sunspots. Their fields are strong enough to suppress the overturning convective motion and thus block or redirect the flow of energy from the stellar interior outwards to the surface and consequently appear as locally cool and therefore dark regions against an otherwise bright photosphere. This article is an attempt to review our current knowledge of starspots. Description: Table 1 is a list of cool stars that have-so far-been investigated with the Dopplerimaging technique and that have had their spots detected and mapped. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 55 79 Late-type stars with Doppler images (as of 2008)
See also: http://www.aip.de/groups/activity/ : AIP Stellar Activity Group Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 8 A8 --- SpType MK spectral type 10- 21 A12 --- Name Star name 23- 29 A7 --- Type Type of star (1) 31- 34 I4 K Teff ? Effective temperature 35 A1 --- u_Teff [?)] Uncertainty flag on Teff 36- 42 F7.4 d Per Period 43 A1 --- u_Per [)] Uncertainty flag on Per 44- 48 F5.1 km/s v.equ ? Equatorial rotation velocity 49 A1 --- u_v.equ [?] Uncertainty flag on v 50- 54 F5.2 solRad Rad ? Star radius 55 A1 --- u_Rad [?)] Uncertainty flag on Rad
Note (1): the stars are classified in the following categories: RS CVn = close binary with evolved component(s); BY Dra = close binary with main-sequence components; W UMa = contact binary; CV = cool secondary in a cataclysmic variable Pre-CV = pre-stage to CV CBPN = central binary of planetary nebula; Alp Per = member of alpha-Per cluster, Pleiad = member of Pleiades cluster, single star; WTTS = weak-lined T Tauri star; CTTS = classical T Tauri star; FK Com = single rapidly-rotating giant; Eff.-s = effectively single star (but component in wide binary); Single = single star, unspecified.
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 07-May-2010
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