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The short period RS CVN stars: Starspots and fundamental properties

  • Michael Zeilik
  • Edwin Budding
Contributed Papers on Active Binary Stars
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 291)

Abstract

We apply a dark, circular starspot model to high-quality V-band light curves of short-period RS CVn binaries to parameterize their magnetic activity. We find that the primary eclipses are transits, which implies that both components are main-sequence stars.

Keywords

Sunspot Number Magnetic Activity Stellar System Cool Star Secondary Star 
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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Zeilik
    • 1
  • Edwin Budding
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Astrophysics Dept. of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA
  2. 2.Carter ObservatoryWellingtonNew Zealand

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