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View Full Version : Flicker… A Bright New Method of Measuring Stellar Surface Gravity



Fraser
2013-Aug-22, 12:20 AM
A simple, yet elegant method of measuring the surface gravity of a star has just been discovered. These computations are important because they reveal stellar physical properties and evolutionary state – and that’s not all. The technique works equally well for estimating the size of hundreds of exoplanets. Developed by a team of astronomers and […]

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