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The cluster ages experiment (case). V. Analysis of three eclipsing binaries in the globular cluster M4

Kaluzny, J; Thompson, Ian; Rozyczka, M; Dotter, Aaron; Krzeminski, W; Pych, W; Rucinski, S M; Burley, G S; Shectman, Stephen

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We use photometric and spectroscopic observations of the eclipsing binaries V65, V66, and V69 in the field of the globular cluster M4 to derive masses, radii, and luminosities of their components. The orbital periods of these systems are 2.29, 8.11, and 48.19 days, respectively. The measured masses of the primary and secondary components (Mp and Ms ) are 0.8035 ± 0.0086 and 0.6050 ± 0.0044 M⊙ for V65, 0.7842 ± 0.0045 and 0.7443 ± 0.0042 M⊙ for V66, and 0.7665 ± 0.0053 and 0.7278 ± 0/0048 M⊙ for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/77445
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/145/2/43

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