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Shaking the Pot of Modelling Tools: Some Open Problems in the Field

  • Petr Harmanec (a1)
Abstract

To inspire and provoke lively discussions, I argue that the accuracy of the basic physical properties of stars, based on analyses of well-observed detached binaries, might be worse than usually believed. I offer some ways how to deal with the situation. I end with a few comments on the studies of extra-solar planets.

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