Seeing double in the local group extragalactic binaries

Eclipsing binaries, both inside and outside our Galaxy, are proving to be powerful tools for studying a wide spectrum of astrophysical problems. They are also are extremely valuable for providing fundamental quantities such as stellar masses, radii, luminosities, ages and distances. Recently, eclips...

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Journal Title: New Astronomy Reviews Vol. 48; no. 9; pp. 647 - 658
Author: Edward Guinan
Format: Article
Published: Jul 2004
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