12-15 July 2011
Saint George Hotel
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

On the shape of rotating stars.

13 Jul 2011, 15:15


Oral Presentation Track D1 - Astrophysics APSS


Mr Peter Nicol (University of Johannesburg)


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.

Would you like to <br> submit a short paper <br> for the Conference <br> Proceedings (Yes / No)? Yes
Level (Hons, MSc, <br> &nbsp; PhD, other)? other
Consider for a student <br> &nbsp; award (Yes / No)? No

Primary author

Mr Peter Nicol (University of Johannesburg)


Dr Chris Engelbrecht (University of Johannesburg) Dr Fabio Frescura (U Witwatersrand)

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