publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2016

Physics Of Eclipsing Binaries. II. Toward the Increased Model Fidelity

A. Prša; K. E. Conroy; M. Horvat; H. Pablo; A. Kochoska; S. Bloemen; J. Giammarco; K. M. Hambleton; P. Degroote;
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  • Published: 15 Dec 2016
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
The precision of photometric and spectroscopic observations has been systematically improved in the last decade, mostly thanks to space-borne photometric missions and ground-based spectrographs dedicated to finding exoplanets. The field of eclipsing binary stars strongly benefited from this development. Eclipsing binaries serve as critical tools for determining fundamental stellar properties (masses, radii, temperatures and luminosities), yet the models are not capable of reproducing observed data well either because of the missing physics or because of insufficient precision. This led to a predicament where radiative and dynamical effects, insofar buried in noi...
Subjects
arXiv: Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary AstrophysicsAstrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
free text keywords: Space and Planetary Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Radiative transfer, Exoplanet, Photometry (optics), Astrophysics, Radial velocity, Limb darkening, Astronomy, Computation, Stars, Physics, Binary star, Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
Funded by
NSF| 1% accuracy in fundamental stellar parameters? Not without an extensive redesign of eclipsing binary models., EC| SPACEINN
Project
SPACEINN
Exploitation of Space Data for Innovative Helio- and Asteroseismology
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 312844
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | SPA

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publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2016

Physics Of Eclipsing Binaries. II. Toward the Increased Model Fidelity

A. Prša; K. E. Conroy; M. Horvat; H. Pablo; A. Kochoska; S. Bloemen; J. Giammarco; K. M. Hambleton; P. Degroote;