Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 187, Issue 1, pp 57–74 | Cite as

Light curve and O−C diagram analysis of RZ Cassiopeiae

  • T. Hegedüs
  • K. Szatmáry
  • J. Vinkó


The aim of the present paper is to analyze the light variation as well as the period changes of the eclipsing binary RZ Cas. New photometric elements are computed using the frequency-domain method. The possibility of the light-time effect and the apsidal motion is discussed.


Light Curve Period Change Light Variation Diagram Analysis Apsidal Motion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Hegedüs
    • 1
  • K. Szatmáry
    • 2
  • J. Vinkó
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Baja ObservatoryBajaHungary
  2. 2.Dept. of Exp. PhysicsJATE UniversitySzegedHungary
  3. 3.Konkoly ObservatoryBudapestHungary

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