Smalley, B, Southworth, J, Pintado, OI, Gillon, M, Holdsworth, DL, Anderson, DR, Barros, SCC, Cameron, AC, Delrez, L, Faedi, E, Haswell, CA, Hellier, C, Horne, K, Jehin, E, Maxted, PEL, Norton, AJ, Pollacco, D, Skillen, I, Smith, AMS, West, RA and Wheatley, PJ (2014) Eclipsing Am binary systems in the SuperWASP survey. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 564. ISSN 0004-6361

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The results of a search for eclipsing Am star binaries using photometry from the SuperWASP survey are presented. The light curves of 1742 Am stars fainter than V = 8.0 were analysed for the presence of eclipses. A total of 70 stars were found to exhibit eclipses, with 66 having sufficient observations to enable orbital periods to be determined and 28 of which are newly identified eclipsing systems. Also presented are spectroscopic orbits for 5 of the systems. The number of systems and the period distribution is found to be consistent with that identified in previous radial velocity surveys of “classical” Am stars.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Reproduced with permission from Astronomy & Astrophysics, © ESO
Uncontrolled Keywords: stars: chemically peculiar / binaries: eclipsing / techniques: photometric / stars: early-type / stars: fundamental parameters
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy

Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 15:26
Last Modified: 20 May 2019 09:33

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