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A spectroscopic investigation of the eclipsing binary epsilon aurigae

A spectroscopic investigation of the eclipsing binary epsilon aurigae

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Published by SETS Technology, Inc., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Millani, Hawaii, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eclipsing binaries -- Spectra.,
  • Epsilon Aurigae.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Suchitra Balachandran; principal investigator.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-189256.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15369015M

    eclipsing binary A binary star whose orbital plane is orientated such that each component is totally or partly eclipsed by the other during each orbital period. The effect observed is a periodic decrease in the light from the system (see illustration). The deeper minimum . Epsilon Aurigae is a long-period eclipsing binary that likely contains an F0Ia star and a circumstellar disk enshrouding a hidden companion, assumed to be a main-sequence B star. High uncertainty in its parallax has kept the evolutionary status of the system in question and, hence, the true nature of .

    – eclipse of the very long period eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae. • On the discovery of K I A absorption line strength variations. • Neutral gas in around the disc-shaped secondary of Epsilon Aurigae. • Long period eclipsing binaries which may be similar to Epsilon : M. Parthasarathy. Scopri Giants of Eclipse: The Zeta Aurigae Stars and Other Binary Systems di Thomas B. Ake, Elizabeth Griffin: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da : Copertina rigida.

    Spectroscopic Eclipsing Binaries Many times the stars are too close -- or one star is too bright -- for us to actually see two stars. Yet by looking at the spectrum of the star we can tell it is a binary, and derive the orbit and mass of the stars. As astronomer Otto Struve wrote in , “The history of the eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae is in many respects the history of astrophysics.” And now that history is about to get a new chapter.


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A spectroscopic investigation of the eclipsing binary epsilon aurigae Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Spectroscopic Investigation of the Eclipsing Binary Epsilon Aurigae Princpal Investigator: Suchitra Balachandran NASA Grant NAS 1. OBJECTIVES The principal objectives of this investigation were to examine in detail spectra of Epsilon Aurigae taken with the IUE satellite telescope during the eclipse.

Only. A spectroscopic investigation of the eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae - NASA/ADS The objectives were to examine, in detail, the spectra of the eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae taken with the IUE satellite telescope during the to eclipse.

All of the low resolution spectra were analyzed and UV light curves are presented. A spectroscopic investigation of the eclipsing binary epsilon aurigae: final report Suchitra Balachandran ; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

NASA contractor report, NASA CR AIREX: A spectroscopic investigation of the eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae The objectives were to examine, in detail, the spectra of the eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae taken with the IUE satellite telescope during the to eclipse.

All of the low resolution spectra were analyzed and UV light curves are presented. The objectives were to examine, in detail, the spectra of the eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae taken with the IUE satellite telescope during the to eclipse.

All of the low resolution spectra were analyzed and UV light curves are : Suchitra Balachandran. Though not a zeta Aurigae system, epsilon Aurigae is a true "Giant" among eclipsing stars. The 7 chapters of this book, written by a group of experts, have been carefully edited to form a coherent volume that offers a thorough overview of the subject to both professional and student.

A series of red electronic spectra obtained between andand of UBV photometric observations of the eclipse, were analyzed in an effort to better understand the eclipsing binary eps Aur. The main results follow. (1) We attempted to recover a spectrum of the companion by disentangling the observed spectra of the eps Aur binary failed, but we were able to.

A Spectroscopic Eclipsing Binary System Near alpha Aurigae is located a spectroscopic eclipsing binary system (star A and star B) which have nearly circular orbits about their common center of mass with a period of days.

The system is oriented such that the orbital plane is. Epsilon Aurigae (ε Aur) is a visually bright, eclipsing binary star system with a period of years. The cause of each month-long eclipse has been a subject of controversy for nearly A single-epoch low-resolution Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph spectrum of the eclipsing binary epsilon Aurigae was obtained while the secondary was orbiting toward eclipse by the primary.

/ Epsilon Aurigae Eclipse International Campaign Newsletter #21 Spectral and photometric analysis of the eclipsing binary epsilon Aurigae prior and during the eclipse, New Book Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs. Page 3 Editor's Remarks Dear Colleagues. β Aurigae Menkalinan or Menkarlina; the shoulder of the 'charioteer' HRHD ; α = 05h59ms, δ = 44°56’’’ Mv = (variable star, eclipsing binary) Type A1IV star moving from hydrogen to helium burning and becoming a giant star such as Aldebaran Second star to have been discovered as spectroscopic binary.

This therefore becomes the longest-period eclipsing binary system yet discovered, more than twice as long as that of the currently longest-period system, $\epsilon$ Aurigae. Ludendorff wasn't far from the mark; although the orbital period is now believed to be the lower value of years, epsilon Aurigae is indeed a long-period, eclipsing binary.

And, though he may not have known it at the time, his closing pronouncement that epsilon Aurigae was a "strange system" would be as true today as it was in Epsilon Aurigae is a multiple star system in the northern constellation of Auriga. It is an unusual eclipsing binary system comprising an F0 supergiant and a companion which is generally accepted to be a huge dark disk orbiting an unknown object, possibly a binary system of two small B-type stars.

The distance to the system is still a subject of debate, but data from the Gaia spacecraft puts its distance Constellation: Auriga. TIME-SERIES SPECTROSCOPY OF THE ECLIPSING BINARY Y CAM WITH A PULSATING COMPONENT Kyeongsoo Hong1, Jae Woo Lee1,2, Seung-Lee Kim1,2, Jae-Rim Koo1, Chung-Uk Lee1,2, Alexander V.

Yushchenko3, and Young-Woon Kang3 1 Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, DaejeonKorea; [email protected] 2 Astronomy and Space Science Major, Korea Cited by: Books to Borrow. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Full text of "The Eclipse of Epsilon Aurigae". High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Long-Periodic Eclipsing Binary Epsilon Aurigae Alex Golovin, Yuliana Kuznyetsova, Maxim Andreev (Submitted on 8 Aug ) Abstract: The results of spectroscopic observations of long-periodic eclipsing binary Epsilon Aur are reported.

The observations were carried out during 2 nights in Epsilon Aurigae is a complicated binary star that undergoes optical eclipses every 27 years, including the present year. An update is given here on the array of photometric and spectroscopic observations underway, thanks to the eclipse observing campaign and its dedicated participants.

Epsilon Aurigae (ε Aur) is a visually bright, eclipsing binary star system with a period of years. The cause of each month-long eclipse has been a subject of controversy for nearly Cited by:. Spectroscopic observation of U Cephei. U Cephei is a rather nice Algol type eclipsing binary. A giant G-type star eclipses a much brighter but smaller B-type star with a period between eclipses of 2 days 11 hours and 50 minutes.

At 82 degrees north it is an easy target all year round.Giants of Eclipse: The ζ Aurigae Stars and Other Binary Systems (Astrophysics and Space Science Library Book ) - Kindle edition by Ake, Thomas B., Griffin, Elizabeth. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Giants of Eclipse: The ζ Aurigae Stars and Other Binary Systems (Astrophysics Manufacturer: Springer.TIME-SERIES SPECTROSCOPY OF THE PULSATING ECLIPSING BINARY XX CEPHEI Jae-Rim Koo1, Jae Woo Lee1,2, Kyeongsoo Hong1, Seung-Lee Kim1,2, and Chung-Uk Lee1,2 1 Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, Daejeon (), Korea; [email protected] 2 Astronomy and Space Science Major, University of Science and Technology, Daejeon (), Korea Received .