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2015A&A...581A...7K - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 581A, 7-7 (2015/9-1)

Planetary candidates around the pulsating sdB star KIC 5807616 considered doubtful.


Abstract (from CDS):

It has been suggested that two weak signals observed in the low frequency region of the Fourier transform amplitude spectra from the KIC 5807616 Q5-Q8 data can be interpreted as a result of the light reflection from planets orbiting the host star. Ever since the last results on KIC5807616 were presented, the Kepler spacecraft has collected over two years of additional data, which we analysed using asteroseismological methods. To verify and improve on previous results, we used the Q5-Q17 Kepler data to identify pulsational modes, determine multiplet splitting, and to re-analyse the low frequency region between 33-49µHz where two frequencies, claimed as the planetary signature, were found. Since Fourier transform amplitude spectra of the KIC5807616 data do not show any clear multiplets, we used two stable acoustic modes to determine the theoretical width of gravity mode multiplets and their splittings. The period spacing and histograms of common multiplet component separations were used to identify pulsation modes and the observed gravity mode splittings. In the low frequency region, we analysed the amplitude variations of two planetary signature frequencies over the whole observing run. We determined the rotational period of the star from the splittings. Analysis of the low frequency region shows that the amplitude and frequency change of the signals found there have similar characteristics to other gravity modes. New data allow for identifying gravity modes in a limited period range, as well as better rotational period estimations. We suggest that the so-called planetary signature frequencies found in previous work might instead be pulsation modes visible beyond the cut-off frequency of the star.

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Journal keyword(s): subdwarfs - stars: rotation - asteroseismology - planetary systems

Simbad objects: 3

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Number of rows : 3

N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
ICRS (J2000)
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
1850 - 2020
1 Kepler-429 HS* 19 09 33.4134010391 +46 59 04.107766133           sdB 20 0
2 KIC 10670103 HS* 19 34 39.9403831100 +47 58 11.534601872           sdB 19 1
3 Kepler-70 HS* 19 45 25.4746134531 +41 05 33.882016627 13.80 14.71 14.87 15.43 15.72 sdB 60 1

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