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PROJECT TITLE: CoRoT - Romania's involvement in the CoRoT mission

Coordinator: Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy

Partners: CNES COROT


Project manager:

Description: ESA Mission

Project objectives:

This project is aiming at:

  • Up-grade of the OSCROM (computational model of a star) pulsational model to take into account active convection and differential rotation.
  • Theoretical calculations for a grid of stellar pulsations using OSCROM model.
  • For the astrometric positioning of the spacecraft, determination and amelioration of the local system of reference in the observing zones.



Project webpage: CoRot