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Title: HD 207651: A composite spectrum triple system

Abstract

From numerous radial velocities obtained at KPNO and Fairborn Observatory, we have determined the orbital elements of the composite spectrum triple system HD 207651. This system consists of a broad-lined A8 V star and an unseen M dwarf companion in a 1.470739 days orbit. Variations of the center-of-mass velocity of this short-period system and velocity variations of a narrow-lined F7: V star have an orbital period of 724.1 days or 1.98 yr and an eccentricity of 0.39. The revised Hipparcos parallax, corresponding to a distance of 255 pc, appears to be too small to yield consistent properties. Instead, we adopt a distance of 150 pc.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Center of Excellence in Information Systems, Tennessee State University, 3500 John A. Merritt Boulevard, Box 9501, Nashville, TN 37209 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22342103
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astronomical Journal (New York, N.Y. Online); Journal Volume: 149; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; DISTANCE; MASS; ORBITS; RADIAL VELOCITY; SPECTRA; STARS; VARIATIONS

Citation Formats

Fekel, Francis C., E-mail: fekel@evans.tsuniv.edu. HD 207651: A composite spectrum triple system. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/149/2/83.
Fekel, Francis C., E-mail: fekel@evans.tsuniv.edu. HD 207651: A composite spectrum triple system. United States. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/149/2/83.
Fekel, Francis C., E-mail: fekel@evans.tsuniv.edu. Sun . "HD 207651: A composite spectrum triple system". United States. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/149/2/83.
@article{osti_22342103,
title = {HD 207651: A composite spectrum triple system},
author = {Fekel, Francis C., E-mail: fekel@evans.tsuniv.edu},
abstractNote = {From numerous radial velocities obtained at KPNO and Fairborn Observatory, we have determined the orbital elements of the composite spectrum triple system HD 207651. This system consists of a broad-lined A8 V star and an unseen M dwarf companion in a 1.470739 days orbit. Variations of the center-of-mass velocity of this short-period system and velocity variations of a narrow-lined F7: V star have an orbital period of 724.1 days or 1.98 yr and an eccentricity of 0.39. The revised Hipparcos parallax, corresponding to a distance of 255 pc, appears to be too small to yield consistent properties. Instead, we adopt a distance of 150 pc.},
doi = {10.1088/0004-6256/149/2/83},
journal = {Astronomical Journal (New York, N.Y. Online)},
number = 2,
volume = 149,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Sun Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2015}
}