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CoRoT observations of the young open cluster Dolidze 25

V. Ripepi, S. Leccia, A. Baglin, A. Ruoppo, S. Bernabei, K. Zwintz, F. Cusano, D. Gandolfi, E. W. Guenther, S. Alencar, M. Marconi, M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro, F. Palla, J. M. Alcalá, T. Böhm, C. Catala, C. Chavero, W. S. Corradi, S. Degl'Innocenti, R. de la Reza, M. Deleuil, F. Favata, M. Fernández, J. Gregorio-Hetem, J. D. R. Lépine, F. J. G. Pinheiro, P. G. Prada Moroni, G. R. Quast, C. A. O. Torres, W. W. Weiss

We present some preliminary results based on the CoRoT observations of the young distant cluster Dolidze 25. The light curve for the 28 stars observed by the satellite have been analyzed and the relevant periodogram presented. As a result we have found two binary, three Pulsating Be, three SPB, two Spotted and one ellipsoidal variables. Noteworthy, we have also identified one PMS δ Scuti candidate.

Stars: PMS δ Scuti stars

Astrophysics and Space Science
Volume 328, Page 119
July 2010

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