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    • Keywords

       

      UBV photometry; RS CVn variables; stars, individual

    • Abstract

       

      The eclipsing binary UV Piscium was observed with the standardUBV filters during 1976-77, 1977-78 and 1978-79 observing seasons with the 1.22-m reflecting telescope of the Japal-Rangapur Observatory. A wave-like distortion on the light curve noticed by Carr (1969), Oliver (1974), Sadik (1979) and Zeiliket al. (1982a) is confirmed by the present observations. Combining our observations with those of Carr, Oliver and Sadik, it is found that the distortion wave is moving towards decreasing orbital phase with a period of about 1200 days. The source of the observed distortion wave is found to be the hotter component.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      P. Vivekananda Rao1 M. B. K. Sarma1

      1. Centre of Advanced Study in Astronomy, Osmania University, Hyderabad - 500007
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