Asteroseismology of solar-type stars with Kepler I: Data analysis

C. Karoff, W. J. Chaplin, T. Appourchaux, Y. Elsworth, R. A. Garcia, G. Houdek, T. S. Metcalfe, J. Molenda-ZAkowicz, M. J.P.F.G. Monteiro, M. J. Thompson, J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, R. L. Gilliland, H. Kjeldsen, S. Basu, T. R. Bedding, T. L. Campante, P. Eggenberger, S. T. Fletcher, P. Gaulme, R. HandbergS. Hekker, M. Martic, S. Mathur, B. Mosser, C. Regulo, I. W. Roxburgh, D. Salabert, D. Stello, G. A. Verner, K. Belkacem, K. Biazzo, M. S. Cunha, M. Gruberbauer, J. A. Guzik, F. Kupka, B. Leroy, H. G. Ludwig, S. Mathis, A. Noels, R. W. Noyes, T. Roca Cortes, M. Roth, K. H. Sato, J. Schmitt, M. D. Suran, R. Trampedach, K. Uytterhoeven, R. Ventura, P. A. Wilson

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We report on the first asteroseismic analysis of solar-type stars observed by Kepler. Observations of three G-type stars, made at one-minute cadence during the first 33.5 days of science operations, reveal high signal-to-noise solar-like oscillation spectra in all three stars: About 20 modes of oscillation can clearly be distinguished in each star. We discuss the appearance of the oscillation spectra, including the presence of a possible signature of faculae, and the presence of mixed modes in one of the three stars (© 2010 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)972-976
Number of pages5
JournalAstronomische Nachrichten
Issue number9-10
StatePublished - Dec 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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    Karoff, C., Chaplin, W. J., Appourchaux, T., Elsworth, Y., Garcia, R. A., Houdek, G., Metcalfe, T. S., Molenda-ZAkowicz, J., Monteiro, M. J. P. F. G., Thompson, M. J., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Gilliland, R. L., Kjeldsen, H., Basu, S., Bedding, T. R., Campante, T. L., Eggenberger, P., Fletcher, S. T., Gaulme, P., ... Wilson, P. A. (2010). Asteroseismology of solar-type stars with Kepler I: Data analysis. Astronomische Nachrichten, 331(9-10), 972-976.