Be Stars: Rapidly Rotating Pulsators

Thomas Rivinius

European Southern Observatory

I will show that Be stars are, without exception, a class of  rapidly rotating stars, which are in the majority of cases pulsating stars as well, while none of them does possess a large scale (i.e.\\ with significant dipolar contribution) magnetic field.

Review talk given at "XX Stellar Pulsation Conference Series: Impact of new instrumentation and new insights in stellar pulsations", Granada, 5-9 September 2011, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings .

Preprints from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on the web at, published as Astrophysics and Space Science Proc. 31, 253


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