Eclipsing Binary Stars: Modeling and Analysis

  • Springer
  • 2020
  • 0
  • English
  • 2
  • 9781441906991
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Astronomers learn much of what they know about the mass, brightness, and size of stars by observing binary systems, in which two stars orbit each other, periodically cutting off the others light. This book provides astronomers with a guide to specifying an astrophysical model for a set of observations, selecting an algorithm to determine the parameters of the model, and estimating the errors of the parameters.