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Paper: Autocorrelation analysis of Hipparcos photometry of short-period A and B stars
Volume: 256, Observational Aspects of Pulsating B and A Stars
Page: 99
Authors: Percy, John R.; Au-Yong, Katrina; Gilmour-Taylor, Geoffrey; Hosick, Joanne; Kincaide, Heather; Pang, Ceci; Wilson, Joseph B.
Abstract: We describe several projects in which a form of autocorrelation analysis is used on Hipparcos photometry to detect and study pulsating A and B stars -- beta Cephei stars, Maia stars, delta Scuti stars, and Be stars. Because of the systematics of the times of the Hipparcos photometric measurements, this method works well on some types of stars, but not on others. We describe some new results. We also comment on the suitability of these projects in research-based science education of undergraduate and senior high school students.
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