The active Algol binary KZ Pavonis

Budding, E. and Marsden, S. C. and Slee, O. B. (2001) The active Algol binary KZ Pavonis. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 18 (2). pp. 140-147. ISSN 1323-3580

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Abstract

The Algol type eclipsing binary KZ Pav has been observed over one complete orbit (0.95 days) with the AustraliaTelescope Compact Array. Contemporaneous optical photometric data from the University of Southern Queensland's Observatory at Mount Kent were also collected and have been included in this multi-wavelength study. Preliminary indications are that the low levels of emission observed share similarities to those of some RS CVn binaries. The optical data show phase-linked effects which can be related to the mass transfer process of Algols. The possibility that the radio emission may be related to this process is considered.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Article may be downloaded and printed for personal reference, but not otherwise copied, altered in any way or transmitted to others (unless explicitly stated otherwise) without the written permission of Cambridge University Press.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:47
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2013 05:08
Uncontrolled Keywords: binaries; radio continuum; stars; coronae; KZ Pavonis
Fields of Research : 02 Physical Sciences > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020110 Stellar Astronomy and Planetary Systems
02 Physical Sciences > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020105 General Relativity and Gravitational Waves
02 Physical Sciences > 0205 Optical Physics > 020599 Optical Physics not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1071/AS01028
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/14185

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