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THE ECLIPSING BINARY UV LYNCIS
N. L. MARKWORTH and E. J. MICHAELS, JR.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Vol. 94, No. 558 (April 1982), pp. 350-355
Published by: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40677962
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Photoelectric observations of UV Lyn have yielded complete light curves in the UBV system on four closely spaced, superior quality nights. These new light curves are used to improve the ephemeris and to provide new solutions by the computer technique of Wilson and Devinney. It is found that UV Lyn is an over-contact binary. Spectroscopic observations will be needed to choose between the two candidate solutions, but arguments are presented to show that the solution with a mass ratio 0.52 is preferred.
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific © 1982 The University of Chicago Press