Multi-band Differential Photometry of the Eclipsing Variable Star NSVS 5750160
Robert C. Berrington
Ball State University, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Muncie, IN 47306
Erin M. Tuhey
Ball State University, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Muncie, IN 47306; firstname.lastname@example.org
Received April 15, 2014; revised April 24, 2014; accepted April 25, 2014
We present new multi-band differential aperture photometry of the eclipsing variable star NSVS 5750160. The light curves are analyzed with the Wilson-Devinney model to determine best-fit stellar models. Our models show that NSVS 5750160 is consistent with a W-type W Ursae Majoris eclipsing variable star, and require the presence of a spot to fit the observed O’Connell effect. Two different spot models are presented but neither model is conclusive.