Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 83, Issue 1–2, pp 195–202 | Cite as

GW Cephei, A W UMa type system

  • M. Hoffman
Article

Abstract

Photoelectric light curves inB andV are presented for GW Cep. The light elements (P=0d.319) have been refined. Orbital elements have been determined according to the Russell-Merrill method. They show great similarity with those of at least four other well known W UMa systems, e.g. W UMa itself. The similarities of that group are discussed.

Keywords

Type System Light Curf Great Similarity Light Element Orbital Element 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Co 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hoffman
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  1. 1.Observatorium Hoher List der Universitäts-Sternwarte BonnDaunFRG

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