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Photometric and Spectroscopic Analysis of Five Am Stars
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Volume 6, 2019
Issue 3 (May)
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Gireesh Chandra Joshi, Department of Physics, Government Degree College, Kotdwar-Bhabar, Uttarakhand, India.
The photometric analysis of sample Am stars is carried out to determine the stellar characteristics and to constrain the stellar dynamics. The spectroscopic analysis of the studied Am stars confirms their general characteristics of Am stars. The available data on elemental abundances for HD 113878 and HD 118660 have shown different characteristics during different epochs of observations. The basic stellar parameters (mass, luminosity, radius, life time, distance, proper-motion, etc.) are also determined to identify the stellar habitat zones for earth like exoplanet. Such information is important to identify suitable planets for human settlement in the near future. In this connection, the tidal radius and boundaries of the habitable zone of each star have been computed to support the search of an extra-terrestrial life around them. Asteroseismic mass scale test shows greater stellar masses comparable to the solar mass.
Astronomy: Photometric Methods, Database, Astronomical Reduction, HD 73045, HD 98851, HD 113878, HD 118660, HD 207561
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