Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy

, Volume 26, Issue 2–3, pp 249–259 | Cite as

Asteroseismology of δ Scuti stars: Problems and prospects

  • M. -J. Goupil
  • M. A. Dupret
  • R. Samadi
  • T. Boehm
  • E. Alecian
  • J. C. Suarez
  • Y. Lebreton
  • C. Catala


We briefly outline the state-of-the-art seismology of δ Scuti stars from a theoretical point of view: why is it so difficult a task? The recent theoretical advances in the field that these difficulties have influenced are also discussed.

Key words

Oscillations δ Scuti stars stars: main and pre-main sequence stars 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. -J. Goupil
    • 1
  • M. A. Dupret
    • 1
  • R. Samadi
    • 1
  • T. Boehm
    • 2
  • E. Alecian
    • 1
  • J. C. Suarez
    • 3
  • Y. Lebreton
    • 4
  • C. Catala
    • 1
  1. 1.Observatoire de ParisLESIA, UMR 8109MeudonFrance
  2. 2.Observatoire de Midi-PyrénéesToulouseFrance
  3. 3.Instituto de Astrofisica de AndaluciaGranadaSpain
  4. 4.Observatoire de ParisGEPI, UMR 8111MeudonFrance

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