An asteroseismology explorer

  • Timothy M. Brown
  • Arthur N. Cox
The Future of Variable-Star Research
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 274)


In response to a NASA opportunity, a proposal has been made to study the concept of an Asteroseismology Explorer (ASE). The goal of the ASE would be to measure solar-like oscillations on many (perhaps hundreds) of stars during a 1-year mission, including many members of open clusters. We describe this proposal's observational goals, a strawman technical approach, and likely scientific rewards.


Stellar Disk Field Star Radial Order Stellar Companion Scientific Reward 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy M. Brown
    • 1
  • Arthur N. Cox
    • 2
  1. 1.High Altitude Observatory/National Center for Atmospheric ResearchBoulder
  2. 2.Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos Alamos

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