Research report 2011 - Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Asteroseismology of a Sun-like planet-hosting star
Stahn, Thorsten; Gizon, Laurent
Physik des Inneren der Sonne und sonnenähnlicher Sterne (Laurent Gizon)
SummaryThe measurement of stellar oscillations allows us to infer the structure, evolution, and internal rotation of stars. The Sun-like planet-hosting star HD 52265 was observed with the CoRoT space telescope. The analysis of its oscillations allows to estimate the stellar properties mass, radius, and age with high precision. In addition it was possible to infer the stellar internal rotation from its oscillation frequencies.