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Evaluation of the photometric perturbations in close binary systems

II. Rotational distortion


In this study the photometric perturbations arising from the axial rotation of the two components in close binaries are calculated and discussed. The evaluation is made for occultation eclipses terminating in totality-for both stars together as well as for each component separately.

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Rovithis-Livaniou, H. Evaluation of the photometric perturbations in close binary systems. Astrophys Space Sci 104, 1–17 (1984).

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  • Binary System
  • Axial Rotation
  • Close Binary
  • Close Binary System
  • Photometric Perturbation