Magnetic Ap Star

  • News HeadlinesStudy showed that HD 213258 is a rapidly oscillating magnetic Ap star

    Study showed that HD 213258 is a rapidly oscillating magnetic Ap star

    (ORDO NEWS) — Using the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT), astronomers observed the chemically peculiar star HD 213258 and found it to be a rapidly oscillating magnetic Ap star. Chemically peculiar stars (CP stars) are stars with unusual metal abundances that can show strong or weak spectral lines for certain elements. Some CP stars have stronger magnetic fields than classical class A or B stars, so they are known as magnetic chemically…