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Nominal values for selected solar and planetary quantities: IAU 2015 Resolution B3
In this brief communication we provide the rationale for, and the outcome of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) resolution vote at the XXIX-th General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 2015,Expand
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A Lack of Planets in 47 Tucanae from a Hubble Space Telescope Search
We report results from a large Hubble Space Telescope project to observe a significant (~34,000) ensemble of main-sequence stars in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae with a goal of defining theExpand
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Eclipsing Binary Stars: Modeling and Analysis
Introduction.- The Data Base and Methods of Acquisition.- A General Approach to Modeling Eclipsing Binaries.- Determination of Eclpsing Binary Parameters . Expand
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IAU 2015 Resolution B2 on Recommended Zero Points for the Absolute and Apparent Bolometric Magnitude Scales
The XXIXth IAU General Assembly in Honolulu adopted IAU 2015 Resolution B2 on recommended zero points for the absolute and apparent bolometric magnitude scales. The resolution was proposed by the IAUExpand
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IAU 2015 Resolution B3 on Recommended Nominal Conversion Constants for Selected Solar and Planetary Properties
Astronomers commonly quote the properties of celestial objects in units of parameters for the Sun, Jupiter, or the Earth. The resolution presented here was proposed by the IAU Inter-Division WorkingExpand
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Eclipsing Binary Stars
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The eclipsing binary AI Phoenicis : new results based on an improved light curve analysis program
The 24.6 day eclipsing binary AI Phe contains two sharp-lined stars of comparable luminosity which undergo total eclipse, and yet are well separated. Radial velocity, photometric, and ultravioletExpand
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The High Road to Astronomical Photometric Precision: Differential Photometry
Differential photometry offers the most precise method for measuring the brightness of astronomical objects. We attempt to demonstrate why this should be the case, and then describe how well it hasExpand
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