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GI2T/REGAIN: multiple systems studied by high angular resolution optical interferometry
Author(s): Nathalie D. Thureau; Daniel Bonneau; Thierry Girard
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Paper Abstract

The capabilities of GI2T-REGAIN (Grand Interferometre a 2 Telescopes-REcombinateur du GrAnd INterferometre) interferometer are well suited for studying and understanding the morphology and physical processes of multiple systems. Thus we present the observing program we intend to carry out with this instrument. It will lead to an accurate determination of their fundamental parameters such as masses and sizes. Our program on interacting binaries will be coupled to a mass transfer model which can benefit from these observations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 July 2000
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4006, Interferometry in Optical Astronomy, (5 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390258
Show Author Affiliations
Nathalie D. Thureau, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur (United Kingdom)
Daniel Bonneau, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur (France)
Thierry Girard, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4006:
Interferometry in Optical Astronomy
Pierre J. Lena; Andreas Quirrenbach, Editor(s)

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