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Computer Simulations of Stellar Pulsation

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Charles A. Whitney

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Abstract

 

Pulsational and cataclysmic variables are contrasted theoretically and several aspects of adiabatic pulsations are illustrated by computer simulations based on a star consisting of elastic atoms confined by extensible gravitating shells.

 

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