Algol light curve

Title

Algol light curve

Subject

Astronomy
Photometry
Eclipsing binary star

Description

Joel Stebbins used the selenium cell photometer to study the known variable star Algol. The improved accuracy of the photometer revealed the second minimum and the limb darkening.

Creator

Astrophysical Journal

Source

Stebbins, Joel. (1910) The measurement of the light of stars with a selenium photometer, with an application to the variations of Algol. Astrophysical Journal, 32, 185-214.

Publisher

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1910ApJ....32..185S

Date

1910

Language

English

Type

document

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Files

algol.jpeg

Citation

Astrophysical Journal, “Algol light curve,” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed November 19, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/33.