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Stothers and Simon 1970

Stothers, R., and N.R. Simon, 1970: Criteria for the discovery of Beta Cephei stars according to the mu-mechanism theory. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 82, 707-715, doi:10.1086/128947.

Observational discriminants are proposed to test the μ-mechanism theory of β Cephei stars as advanced by Stothers and Simon (1969). These include: helium and nitrogen overabundances, far ultraviolet flux excesses (high surface temperature), narrow (occasionally broad) spectral line widths, and binary character. A list of potential β Cep candidates, comprising 24 spectroscopic binaries with spectral type O9-B4 III-V and a large orbital ratio of masses, has been compiled for the benfit of observers interested in searching for new β Cep stars. The data thus far accumulated are not in contradiction with, and occasionally positively suppport, the μ-mechanism theory.

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@article{st06110e,
  author={Stothers, R. and Simon, N. R.},
  title={Criteria for the discovery of Beta Cephei stars according to the mu-mechanism theory},
  year={1970},
  journal={Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific},
  volume={82},
  pages={707--715},
  doi={10.1086/128947},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - st06110e
AU  - Stothers, R.
AU  - Simon, N. R.
PY  - 1970
TI  - Criteria for the discovery of Beta Cephei stars according to the mu-mechanism theory
JA  - Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific
VL  - 82
SP  - 707
EP  - 715
DO  - 10.1086/128947
ER  -

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