Imaging the Algol triple system in the H band with the CHARA interferometer

  title={Imaging the Algol triple system in the H band with the CHARA interferometer},
  author={F. Baron and J. Monnier and E. Pedretti and M. Zhao and G. Schaefer and R. Parks and X. Che and N. Thureau and T. Brummelaar and H. Mcalister and S. Ridgway and C. Farrington and J. Sturmann and L. Sturmann and N. Turner},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
Algol (β Per) is an extensively studied hierarchical triple system whose inner pair is a prototype semi-detached binary with mass transfer occurring from the sub-giant secondary to the main-sequence primary. We present here the results of our Algol observations made between 2006 and 2010 at the CHARA interferometer with the Michigan Infrared Combiner in the H-band. The use of four telescopes with long baselines allows us to achieve better than 0.5 mas resolution and to unambiguously resolve the… Expand
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