Convective overshooting and the observed width of the main-sequence band

R. Napiwotzki, A. Rieschick, T. Blocker, D. Schonberner, V. Wenske

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Abstract

For many years we are witnessing a lively debate on the existence and extent of convective overshooting, mainly in the cores of main-sequence stars. This is an important issue, since even a small amount of overshooting increases considerably the mass of the finally hydrogen exhausted core and lengthens the main-sequence lifetime correspondingly.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIn: Procs Inside the Stars, IAU Colloquium 137
PublisherAstronomical Society of the Pacific
Pages461-463
ISBN (Print)0-937707-59-7
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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