Hendry, M.A. (2000) Measuring open cluster distances and constraining the surface activity of late-type stars in open clusters. In: Stellar clusters and associations: convection, rotation and dynamos - 2nd Euroconference, 25 -28 May 1999, Palermo, Italy.
Full text not currently available from Enlighten.
We briefly review our recent technique for estimating the distance to open clusters from measurements of the rotational modulation of fast-rotating late-type cluster members. We then consider the application of this statistical technique to clusters of known distance, and investigate how the observed distribution of D sin i estimates can be used to place statistical limits on the surface distribution of starspots.
|Item Type:||Conference Proceedings|
|Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:||Hendry, Professor Martin|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QB Astronomy|
|College/School:||College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy|
|Journal Name:||Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series|