The δ Scuti Pulsation Periods in KIC 5197256

Garrison Turner
Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Prestonsburg, KY 41653

John Holaday
Purdue University Dept. of Material Engineering, Lafayette, IN 47907

Received October 21, 2014; revised January 29, 2015; accepted May 19, 2015


In this paper we present the pulsational spectrum for KIC 5197256. This object is an eclipsing binary system with a period of 6.96 days. We demonstrate that the light curve shows presence of δ Scuti pulsations with a dominant period of 0.1015 day. The object should therefore be included in the ever-growing class of eclipsing binary systems with at least one pulsating component.