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2012AJ....143...99T - Astron. J., 143, 99 (2012/April-0)

A BVRCIC survey of W Ursae Majoris binaries.

TERRELL D., GROSS J. and COONEY W.R.

Abstract (from CDS):

We report on a BVRCIC survey of field W Ursae Majoris binary stars and present accurate colors for 606 systems that have been observed on at least three photometric nights from a robotic observatory in southern Arizona. Comparison with earlier photometry for a subset of the systems shows good agreement. We investigate two independent methods of determining the interstellar reddening, although both have limitations that can render them less effective than desired. A subset of 101 systems shows good agreement between the two reddening methods.

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Journal keyword(s): binaries: close - binaries: eclipsing

VizieR on-line data: <Available at CDS (J/AJ/143/99): table1.dat table2.dat>

Simbad objects: 608

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