White Dwarfs pp 265-266 | Cite as

Search for Magnetic Fields Among Non-Pulsators in the DAV Instability Strip

  • A. Kanaan
  • D. E. Winget
  • S. O. Kepler
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Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 105)

Abstract

The ZZ Ceti (DAV) stars are pure hydrogen atmosphere white dwarfs presenting non-radial g mode pulsations on time scales ranging from 100 seconds to 1000 seconds. They are found in a narrow strip on the Hertzprung Russell diagram centered at 11,500 K and having a total width of 1,000 K (Bergeron et al 1995).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kanaan
    • 1
  • D. E. Winget
    • 2
  • S. O. Kepler
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento de FísicaUniversidade Federal de Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil
  2. 2.Astronomy DepartmentUniversity of Texas at AustinAustinUSA
  3. 3.Departamento de AstronomiaUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulPorto AlegreBrazil

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