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    • Amplitude and frequency variability of the pulsating DB white dwarf stars KUV 05134+2605 and PG 1654+160 observed with the Whole Earth Telescope 

      Handler, Gerald; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Muller, M.; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Gonzalez Perez, Jose Miguel; Johannessen, F.; Paparo, Margit; Szeidl, Bela; Virághalmy, Géza; Silvotti, Roberto; Vauclair, Gérard; Dolez, Noël; Pallier, E.; Chevreton, Michel; Kurtz, Donald W.; Bromage, Gordon E.; Cunha, Margarida S.; Ostensen, Roy; Fraga, Luciano; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Amorim, André; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Costa, Alex Fabiano Murillo da; Anderson, R.F.; Wood, Matthew A.; Silvestri, Nicole M.; Klumpe, Eric W.; Carlton, Robert F.; Miller, Hugh Richard; McFarland, John P.; Grauer, Albert D.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Riddle, Reed L.; Reed, M. D.; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Hill, J.A.; Metcalfe, Travis S.; Mukadam, Anjum Shagufta; Kilic, Mukremin; Watson, Todd K.; Kleinman, Scot James; Nitta, Atsuko; Guzik, Joyce Ann; Bradley, Paul A.; Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro; Sullivan, Denis J.; Sullivan, Terry; Shobbrook, Robert R.; Jiang, Xiaojun; Birch, P.; Ashoka, B.N.; Seetha, S.; Girish, V.; Joshi, Santosh; Dorokhova, Tatyana N.; Dorokhov, N.I.; Akan, Mustafa Can; Meistas, Edmundas G.; Janulis, Rimvydas; Kalytis, Romualdas; Alisauskas, Darius; Anguma, S.K.; Kalebwe, P.C.; Moskalik, Pawel; Ogloza, Waldemar; Stachowski, G.; Pajdosz, Gabriel; Zola, Staszek (2003) [Journal article]
      We have acquired new time series photometry of the two pulsating DB white dwarf stars KUV 05134+2605 and PG 1654+160 with the Whole Earth Telescope. Additional single-site photometry is also presented. We use all these ...
    • An independent method for determining the age of the universe 

      Winget, Donald Earl; Liebert, James; Horn, H.M. van; Fontaine, Gilles; Nather, R. Edward; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Lamb, Donald Q.; Hansen, Carl J.; Hasen, C.J. (1987) [Journal article]
      The oldest white dwarf stars in the solar neighborhood are still observable, and their luminosity distribution can be used to determine directly the age of the Galactic disk and, somewhat less directly, the age of the ...
    • An observational limit to the evolutionary time scale of the 13,000 K white dwarf G117-B15A 

      Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Vauclair, Gérard; Dolez, Noël; Chevreton, Michel; Barstow, Martin A.; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Provencal, Judith L.; Clemens, J. Christopher; Fontaine, Gilles (1990) [Journal article]
      Nature has provided us with a way of measuring the evolutionary time scale of some stars through aster­ oseismology, i.e., the study of stellar interiors through their intrinsic variations in brightness. By measuring the ...
    • Asteroseismology of a star cooled by neutrino emission : the pulsating pre-white dwarf PG 0122+200 

      O'Brien, M. Sean; Vauclair, Gérard; Kawaler, Steven D.; Watson, Todd K.; Winget, Donald Earl; Nather, R. Edward; Montgomery, Michael Houston; Nitta, Atsuko; Kleinman, Scot James; Sullivan, Denis J.; Jiang, Xiaojun; Marar, T.M. Krishnan; Seetha, S.; Ashoka, B.N.; Bhattacharya, J.; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Hemar, Shirley; Ibbetson, Peter A.; Warner, B.; Van Zyl, L.; Moskalik, Pawel; Zola, Staszek; Pajdosz, Gabriel; Krzesinski, Jerzy; Dolez, Noël; Chevreton, Michel; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Thomassen, T.; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Provencal, Judith L.; Wood, Matthew A.; Clemens, J. Christopher (1998) [Journal article]
      Observation of g-mode pulsations in the variable pre-white dwarf (GW Virginis) stars provides a unique means to probe their interiors and to study the late stages of stellar evolution. Multisite campaigns have in several ...
    • Asteroseismology of RXJ 2117+3412, the hottest pulsating PG 1159 star 

      Vauclair, Gérard; Moskalik, Pawel; Pfeiffer, Ben; Chevreton, Michel; Dolez, Noël; Serre, B.; Kleinman, Scot James; Barstow, Martin A.; Sansom, A.E.; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Belmonte, J.A.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Winget, Donald Earl; Watson, Todd K.; Nather, R. Edward; Clemens, J. Christopher; Provencal, Judith L.; Dixson, James S.; Yanagida, K.; Nitta, Atsuko; Montgomery, Michael Houston; Klumpe, Eric W.; Bruvold, A.; O'Brien, M. Sean; Hansen, Carl J.; Grauer, Albert D.; Bradley, Paul A.; Wood, Matthew A.; Achilleos, Nicholas; Jiang, Shi Yang; Fu, Jianning Ning; Marar, T.M. Krishnan; Ashoka, B.N.; Meistas, Edmundas G.; Chernyshev, A.V.; Mazeh, Tsevi; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Hemar, Shirley; Krzesinski, Jerzy; Pajdosz, Gabriel; Zola, Staszek (2002) [Journal article]
      The pulsating PG 1159 planetary nebula central star RXJ 2117+3412 has been observed over three successive seasons of a multisite photometric campaign. The asteroseismological analysis of the data, based on the 37 identified ...
    • Asteroseismology of the dov star PG 1159-035 with the Whole Earth Telescope 

      Winget, Donald Earl; Hansen, Carl J.; Fontaine, Gilles; Achilleos, Nicholas; Wickramasinghe, D.T.; Marar, T.M. Krishnan; Seetha, S.; Ashoka, B.N.; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Warner, B.; Kurtz, Donald W.; Buckley, David A.H.; Brickhill, J.; Vauclair, Gérard; Dolez, Noël; Chevreton, Michel; Barstow, Martin A.; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Hine, B.P.; Grauer, Albert D.; Frueh, M.L.; Claver, C.F.; Wood, Matthew A.; Bradley, Paul A.; Kleinman, Scot James; Provencal, Judith L.; Clemens, J. Christopher; Nather, R. Edward (1991) [Journal article]
      We report the results from 264.1 hr of nearly continuous time-series photometry on the pulsating pre-white dwarf star (DOV) PG 1159-035. The high-resolution power spectrum of this data set is dominated by power in the range ...
    • Constraining the evolution of ZZ Ceti 

      Mukadam, Anjum Shagufta; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Winget, Donald Earl; Nather, R. Edward; Kilic, Mukremin; Mullally, Fergal; Von Hippel, Theodore A.; Kleinman, Scot James; Nitta, Atsuko; Guzik, Joyce Ann; Bradley, Paul A.; Matthews, Jaymie M.; Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro; Sullivan, Denis J.; Sullivan, Terry; Shobbrook, Robert R.; Birch, P.; Jiang, Xiaojun; Xu, D.W.; Joshi, Santosh; Ashoka, B.N.; Ibbetson, Peter A.; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Ofek, Eran O.; Meistas, Edmundas G.; Janulis, Rimvydas; Alisauskas, Darius; Kalytis, Romualdas; Handler, Gerald; Kilkenny, Dave; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Kurtz, Donald W.; Muller, M.; Moskalik, Pawel; Ogloza, Waldemar; Zola, Staszek; Krzesinski, Jerzy; Johannessen, F.; Gonzalez Perez, Jose Miguel; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Silvotti, Roberto; Bernabei, S.; Vauclair, Gérard; Dolez, Noël; Fu, Jianning Ning; Chevreton, Michel; Manteiga, Minia; Suarez, Olga; Ulla, Ana; Cunha, Margarida S.; Metcalfe, Travis S.; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Fraga, Luciano; Costa, Alex Fabiano Murillo da; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Fontaine, Gilles; Bergeron, Pierre; O'Brien, M. Sean; Sanwal, Divas; Wood, Matthew A.; Ahrens, T.J.; Silvestri, Nicole M.; Klumpe, Eric W.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Riddle, Reed L.; Reed, M. D.; Watson, Todd K. (2003) [Journal article]
      We report our analysis of the stability of pulsation periods in the DAV star (pulsating hydrogen atmosphere white dwarf ) ZZ Ceti, also called R548. On the basis of observations that span 31 years, we conclude that the ...
    • A detection of the evolutionary time scale of the da white dwarf G117-B15A with the Whole Earth Telescope 

      Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Winget, Donald Earl; Nather, R. Edward; Bradley, Paul A.; Grauer, Albert D.; Fontaine, Gilles; Bergeron, Pierre; Vauclair, Gérard; Claver, C.F.; Marar, T.M. Krishnan; Seetha, S.; Ashoka, B.N.; Mazeh, Tsevi; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Dolez, Noël; Chevreton, Michel; Barstow, Martin A.; Clemens, J. Christopher; Kleinman, Scot James; Sansom, A.E.; Tweedy, R.W.; Hine, B.P.; Provencal, Judith L.; Wesemael, F.; Wood, Matthew A.; Brassard, P.; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Emanuelsen, P.-I.; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Kepler, Souza Oliveira (1991) [Journal article]
      We have detected the time rate of change for the main pulsation period of the 13,000 K DA white dwarf G117-B15A, using the Whole Earth Telescope (WET). The observed rate of period change, P = (12.0 ± 3.5) x 10- 15 s s - ...
    • Discovery of the 'missing' mode in HR 1217 by the Whole Earth Telescope 

      Kurtz, Donald W.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Riddle, Reed L.; Reed, M. D.; Cunha, Margarida S.; Wood, Matthew A.; Silvestri, Nicole M.; Watson, Todd K.; Dolez, Noël; Moskalik, Pawel; Zola, Staszek; Pallier, E.; Guzik, Joyce Ann; Metcalfe, Travis S.; Mukadam, Anjum Shagufta; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Sullivan, Denis J.; Sullivan, Terry; Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro; Jiang, Xiaojun; Shobbrook, Robert R.; Ashoka, B.N.; Seetha, S.; Joshi, Santosh; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Handler, Gerald; Mueller, M.; Gonzalez Perez, Jose Miguel; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Johannessen, F.; Ulla, Ana; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Costa, Alex Fabiano Murillo da; Fraga, Luciano; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Matthews, Jaymie M.; WET collaboration (2002) [Journal article]
      HR1217 is a prototypical rapidly oscillating Ap star that has presented a test to the theory of non-radial stellar pulsation. Prior observations showed a clear pattern of five modes with alternating frequency spacings of ...
    • Evolutionary timescale of the pulsating white dwarf G117-B15A : the most stable optical clock known 

      Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Mukadam, Anjum Shagufta; Winget, Donald Earl; Nather, R. Edward; Metcalfe, Travis S.; Reed, M. D.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Bradley, Paul A. (2000) [Journal article]
      We observe G117-B15A, the most precise optical clock known, to measure the rate of change of the main pulsation period of this blue-edge DAV white dwarf. Even though the obtained value is only within 1 σ, P = (2.3±1.4) x ...
    • High-speed photometric observations of the pulsating da white dwarf gd 165 

      Bergeron, Pierre; Fontaine, Gilles; Brassard, P.; Lamontagne, R.; Wesemael, F.; Winget, Donald Earl; Nather, R. Edward; Bradley, Paul A.; Claver, C.F.; Clemens, J. Christopher; Kleinman, Scot James; Provencal, Judith L.; Mcgraw, J.T.; Birch, P.; Candy, M.; Buckley, David A.H.; Tripe, P.; Augusteijn, T.; Vauclair, Gérard; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer (1993) [Journal article]
      New high-speed photometric observations ofthe pulsating DA white dwarfGD 165 are presented. The Fourier spectrum ofthe light curve ofGD 165 exhibits two main regions ofpower at 120 and 193 s. The presence of a high-amplitude ...
    • Measuring the evolution of the most stable optical clock G 117-B15A 

      Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Costa, Jose Eduardo da Silveira; Castanheira, Bárbara Garcia; Winget, Donald Earl; Mullally, Fergal; Nather, R. Edward; Kilic, Mukremin; Von Hippel, Theodore A.; Mukadam, Anjum Shagufta; Sullivan, Denis J. (2005) [Journal article]
      We report our measurement of the rate of change of period with time (˙P ) for the 215 s periodicity in the pulsating white dwarf G 117-B15A, the most stable optical clock known. After 31 years of observations, we have ...
    • Mode identification of pulsating white dwarfs using the Hubble Space Telescope 

      Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Robinson, E.L.; Koester, Detlev; Clemens, J. Christopher; Nather, R. Edward; Jiang, Xiaojun (2000) [Journal article]
      We have obtained time-resolved ultraviolet spectroscopy for the pulsating DAV stars G226-29 and G185-32 and for the pulsating DBV star PG 1351+489 with the Hubble Space Telescope Faint Object Spectrograph to compare the ...
    • New pulsating db white dwarf stars from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey 

      Nitta, Atsuko; Kleinman, Scot James; Krzesinski, Jerzy; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Metcalfe, Travis S.; Mukadam, Anjum Shagufta; Mullally, Fergal; Nather, R. Edward; Sullivan, Denis J.; Thompson, S. E.; Winget, Donald Earl (2009) [Journal article]
      We are searching for new He atmosphere white dwarf pulsators (DBVs) based on the newly found white dwarf stars from the spectra obtained by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. DBVs pulsate at hotter temperature ranges than their ...
    • New whole earth telescope observations of cd-247599 : steps towards delta scuti star seismology 

      Handler, Gerald; Pikall, H.; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Buckley, David A.H.; Vauclair, Gérard; Chevreton, Michel; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Goode, P.R.; Provencal, Judith L.; Wood, Matthew A.; Clemens, J. Christopher; O'Brien, M. Sean; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Kleinman, Scot James; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Watson, Todd K.; Nitta, Atsuko; Montgomery, Michael Houston; Klumpe, Eric W.; Bradley, Paul A.; Sullivan, Denis J.; Wu, K.; Marar, T.M. Krishnan; Seetha, S.; Ashoka, B.N.; Mahra, H.S.; Bhat, B.C.; Babu, V.C.; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Hemar, Shirley; Ibbetson, Peter A.; Mashal, E.; Meistas, Edmundas G.; Dziembowski, W.A.; Pamyantnykh, A.A.; Moskalik, Pawel; Zola, Staszek; Pajdosz, Gabriel; Krzesinski, Jerzy; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Bard, S.; Massarand, C.M.; Breger, M.; Gelbmann, M.J.; Paunzen, E.; North, P. (1997) [Journal article]
      92 h of new Whole Earth Telescope observations have been acquired for the δ Scuti star CD -24 7599. All the seven pulsation modes reported by Handler et al. are confirmed. However, significant amplitude variations which ...
    • Nonradial pulsation of the unevolved hot (gamma) scuti star cd-24 7599 discovered with the whole earth telescope 

      Handler, Gerald; Breger, M.; Sullivan, Denis J.; Peet, A.J. van der; Clemens, J. Christopher; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Chen, A.-L.; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Sterken, C.; Claver, C.F.; Krisciunas, K.; Kleinman, Scot James; Wickramasinghe, D.T.; Wills, Beverley J.; Provencal, Judith L.; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Watson, Todd K.; Barstow, Martin A.; Buckley, David A.H. (1996) [Journal article]
      We report a frequency analysis of the δ Scuti star CD-24°7599 and the discovery that it pulsates nonradially with at least 7 frequencies between 27.01 and 38.11 cycles per day (312 to 441 μHz). These results are based on ...
    • Normal modes and discovery of high-order cross-frequencies in the DBV white dwarf GD 358 

      Vuille, F.; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Buckley, David A.H.; Massacand, C.N.; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Bard, S.; Vauclair, Gérard; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Provencal, Judith L.; Wood, Matthew A.; Clemens, J. Christopher; Kleinman, Scot James; O'Brien, M. Sean; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Nitta, Atsuko; Klumpe, Eric W.; Montgomery, Michael Houston; Watson, Todd K.; Bradley, Paul A.; Sullivan, Denis J.; Wu, K.; Marar, T.M. Krishnan; Seetha, S.; Ashoka, B.N.; Mahra, H.S.; Bhat, B.C.; Babu, V.C.; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Hemar, Shirley; Ibbetson, Peter A.; Mashal, E.; Meistas, Edmundas G.; Moskalik, Pawel; Zola, Staszek; Krzesinski, Jerzy; Pajdosz, Gabriel (2000) [Journal article]
      We present a detailed mode identification performed on the 1994 Whole Earth Telescope (WET) run on GD 358. The results are compared with that obtained for the same star from the 1990 WET data. The two temporal spectra show ...
    • Observational limits on companions to g29-38 

      Kleinman, Scot James; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Clemens, J. Christopher; Bradley, Paul A.; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Provencal, Judith L.; Claver, C.F.; Watson, Todd K.; Yanagida, K.; Dixson, James S.; Wood, Matthew A.; Sullivan, Denis J.; Meistas, Edmundas G.; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Moskalik, Pawel; Zola, Staszek; Pajdosz, Y.; Krzesinski, Jerzy; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Bruvold, A.; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Katz, M.; Vauclair, Gérard; Dolez, Noël; Chevreton, Michel; Barstow, Martin A.; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Hansen, Carl J.; Kawaler, Steven D. (1994) [Journal article]
      Recent interest in the variable (DAV) white dwarf G29-38 has been stirred by a tentative report of a radial velocity variation that may be due to an unseen companion. Earlier evidence for a brown dwarf in the system has ...
    • Observations of the pulsating white dwarf G 185-32 

      Castanheira, Bárbara Garcia; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Moskalik, Pawel; Zola, Staszek; Pajdosz, Gabriel; Krzesinski, Jerzy; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Katz, M.; Buckley, David A.H.; Vauclair, Gérard; Dolez, Noël; Chevreton, Michel; Barstow, Martin A.; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Provencal, Judith L.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Clemens, J. Christopher; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Watson, Todd K.; Yanagida, K.; Dixson, James S.; Hansen, Carl J.; Bradley, Paul A.; Wood, Matthew A.; Sullivan, Denis J.; Kleinman, Scot James; Meistas, Edmundas G.; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Bruvold, A.; Leibowitz, Elia M.; Mazeh, Tsevi; Koester, D.; Montgomery, Michael Houston (2004) [Journal article]
      We observed the pulsating hydrogen atmosphere white dwarf G 185–32 with the Whole Earth Telescope in 1992. We report on a weighted Fourier transform of the data detecting 18 periodicities in its light curve. Using the ...
    • Pushing the ground-based limit : 14-μmag photometric precision with the definitive Whole Earth Telescope asteroseismic data set for the rapidly oscillating Ap star HR 1217 

      Kurtz, Donald W.; Cameron, C.; Cunha, Margarida S.; Dolez, Noël; Vauclair, Gérard; Pallier, E.; Ulla, Ana; Kepler, Souza Oliveira; Costa, Alex Fabiano Murillo da; Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer; Fraga, Luciano; Giovannini Junior, Odilon; Wood, Matthew A.; Silvestri, Nicole M.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Riddle, Reed L.; Reed, M. D.; Watson, Todd K.; Metcalfe, Travis S.; Mukadam, Anjum Shagufta; Nather, R. Edward; Winget, Donald Earl; Nitta, Atsuko; Kleinman, Scot James; Guzik, Joyce Ann; Bradley, Paul A.; Matthews, Jaymie M.; Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro; Sullivan, Denis J.; Sullivan, Terry; Shobbrook, Robert R.; Jiang, Xiaojun; Birch, P.; Ashoka, B.N.; Seetha, S.; Girish, V.; Joshi, Santosh; Moskalik, Pawel; Zola, Staszek; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Handler, Gerald; Mueller, M.; Gonzalez Perez, Jose Miguel; Solheim, Jan-Eric; Johannessen, F.; Bigot, L. (2005) [Journal article]
      HR1217 is one of the best-studied rapidly oscillating Ap (roAp) stars, with a frequency spectrum of alternating even-and odd-l modes that are distorted by the presence of a strong, global magnetic field. Several recent ...