EAS Publications Series
Volume 65, 2014The Ages of Stars
|Page(s)||177 - 223|
|Published online||14 November 2014|
Y. Lebreton, D. Valls-Gabaud and C. Charbonnel (eds)
EAS Publications Series, 65 (2014) 177-223
How accurate are stellar ages based on stellar models?
II. The impact of asteroseismology
1 Observatoire de Paris, GEPI, CNRS UMR 8111, 5 place Jules Janssen, 92195 Meudon, France
Institut de Physique de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, CNRS UMR 6251, 35042 Rennes, France
2 Observatoire de Paris, LESIA, CNRS UMR 8109, 92195 Meudon, France
Accurate and precise stellar ages are best determined for stars which are strongly observationally constrained, that is which are intrinsically oscillating. We review here the seismic diagnostics which are sensitive to stellar ages and provide some illustrating examples of seismically age-dated stars.
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