WIYN Open Cluster Study: Tidal Interactions in Solar type Binaries

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Meibom, S.; Mathieu, R. D.;
(2003)
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Physics::Geophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We present an ongoing study on tidal interactions in late-type close binary stars. New results on tidal circularization are combined with existing data to test and constrain theoretical predictions of tidal circularization in the pre-main-sequence (PMS) phase and throug... View more
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