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The Interesting Light Curve and Pulsation Frequencies of KIC 9204718

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Garrison Turner

R.A.S.G. Hebrew Academy, Department of Science, Miami Beach, FL 33138

John Holaday

Purdue University, School of Material Engineering, Lafayette, IN

Received October 22, 2012; revised December 3, 2012; accepted December 4, 2012

Abstract

In previous work by Uytterhoeven et al. (2011) the Kepler object KIC 9204718 (HD 176843) was identified as a binary system with a d Scuti-type component. Both long- and short-cadence data were obtained from the MAST archive and analyzed. In this paper we show the results of period analysis on one quarter of short-cadence data in which were obtained two pulsation periods, the dominant of which has a period of 0.026479 day and the secondary of 0.029068 day, respectively. We also present the interesting light curve of the object over several quarters of long-cadence data sets.

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