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Light-Time Effect in Eclipsing Binaries

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Marek Wolf

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Charles University Prague

Švédská 8, 150 00 Praha 5, Czechoslovakia

 

Presented at the First European Meeting of the AAVSO Brussels, July 24-28, 1990

 

Abstract

 

The role of the light-time effect in stellar studies is briefly discussed. Base on the list of published photoelectric minima, the new parameters of the third body's orbit for two well-known eclipsing binaries, TW Dra and TX Her, are derived. For each system the minimum mass of a third component is computed.

 

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