12-15 July 2011
Saint George Hotel
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
Home > Timetable > Session details > Contribution details
PDF | XML | iCal

On the shape of rotating stars.

Presented by Mr. Peter NICOL on 13 Jul 2011 from 15:15 to 15:30
Type: Oral Presentation
Session: APSS
Track: Track D1 - Astrophysics

Content

<p>I adapt a recent work by Zahn et al. on the shape of rapidly rotating stars to explore the degree of oblateness for uniform, differential and shellular rotation of the star. I also discuss the relation of these results to the classical Roche limit.

Level (Hons, MSc, PhD, other)?

other

Consider for a student award (Yes / No)?

No

Short Paper

Yes

Place

Location:
Room: Acro2


Primary authors

More

Co-authors

More