On the recovery of stellar parameters from eclipsing binary data
Muirhead, P. S.
Johnson, J. A.
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CitationD Klink, J Swift, PS Muirhead, JA Johnson, E Han, Y Shan. 2016. "On the Recovery of Stellar Parameters from Eclipsing Binary Data." American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts.
We present the results of a series of simulations designed to determine the observing parameters that can reliably allow for the recovery of stellar masses and radii to better than 1% from double-line spectroscopic eclipsing binaries. This is a critical step in an ongoing program to characterize a large sample of low-mass eclipsing systems discovered by the Kepler Space Telescope using follow-up data from several ground based facilities.