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      Stars: pulsating; stars: individual: PG1159-035; stars:individual: RE J 0751+14; stars: individual: PG 1336-018; stars:individual: HR 1217

    • Abstract

       

      The Indian team at ISRO has been part of the Whole Earth Telescope (WET) team since 1988 when we first participated in the campaign on V471 Tau. We have been part of many other observing campaigns over the last decade. This presentation traces the circumstances leading to our joining the WET team and how useful the coverage from the Indian longitude has been. The results of several pulsators from the WET runs during which we participated are also described. These include PG1159-035 the prototype of the GW Vir type of stars, RE J 0751+14 a cataclysmic variable, PG 1336-018 a binary with an sdB pulsator and finally HR 1217 a roAp star. The paper concludes with what the limitations are in our observations and how we can overcome them in the future.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      S. Seetha1 B. N. Ashoka1 T. M. K. Marar2

      1. Space Astronomy and Instrumentation Division, ISRO Satellite Centre, Airport Road, Bangalore - 560 017, India
      2. ‘Swathi’ near Valiyalukkal Temple, Kanimangalam, Thrissur - 680 027, India
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