Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of light curve.

Etymologies

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light +‎ curve

Examples

  • The key photometric result for Nix and Hydra will be a vastly improved lightcurve shape and rotation period to test if the objects are in synchronous rotation or not.

    SpaceRef Top Stories

  • Detection of g-mode pulsations in the lightcurve would have a transformative effect on the field of WD pulsations, as this would allow the first seismological study of the interior of a helium core WD, and the low gravity strongly constrains theories for the driving and amplitudes of pulsations.

    SpaceRef Top Stories

  • The author would therefore encourage observers to produce not only their mid-transit times, but also transit durations for each transit, rather than composite lightcurve durations.

    Centauri Dreams

  • To reveal the contributions in light variations at the different oscillation frequencies a Fourier power density spectrum is obtained from each lightcurve (Figure 1).

    ESA Science & Technology

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