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Paper: Observational Verification of the Limb-Darkening Law Based on Kepler Data
Volume: 496, Living Together: Planets, Host Stars and Binaries
Page: 217
Authors: Zola, S.; Baran, A.; Debski, B.; Jableka, D.
Abstract: We present preliminary results obtained from modeling of light curves of a sample of contact binaries observed by the Kepler spacecraft. Our study was aimed at verifying which of the three most commonly used limb-darkening formulations fits the high quality Kepler data the best. We limited our work to twelve binary systems showing flat-bottomed minima, and we found that for ten of them the square root limb-darkening law led to the best fits.
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