What happens when a hot star shines on a cool one?

Katrina Exter, Travis Barman, Don Pollacco, Vladislav Pustynski, Steve Bell, Izold Pustylnik

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In this, we discuss our on-going work observing the effects, and modeling the physical processes, of the irradiation of a cool star by its hot companion in close-binary systems. In particular, we present here some data and results on the post common-envelope systems EC 11575-1845 and UU Sge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationINTERACTING BINARIES
Subtitle of host publicationAccretion, Evolution, and Outcomes
Number of pages4
StatePublished - May 21 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventINTERACTING BINARIES: Accretion, Evolution, and Outcomes - Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
Duration: Jul 4 2004Jul 10 2004

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616


OtherINTERACTING BINARIES: Accretion, Evolution, and Outcomes
CityCefalu, Sicily


  • Close binary stars
  • Irradiation (modeling, observations)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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