"Very regular high-frequency pulsation modes in young intermediate-mass stars" by Timothy R. Bedding et al.

Published in Nature. Read the paper here

Animation to accompany the paper:

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    Caption: Simulation of pulsations in the delta Scuti variable star called HD 31901, based on brightness measurements by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).  The simulation has been sped up by a factor of 2646, so that 24 hours of TESS data lasts 33 seconds.

    Credit: produced by Dr Chris Boshuizen (twitter.com/DrChrispyMusic or instagram.com/DrChrispyMusic), with assistance from Dr Simon Murphy and Prof. Tim Bedding (twitter.com/timbedding).

    Tim Bedding, School of Physics, University of Sydney 2006, AUSTRALIA