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J/A+A/527/A136      HD 116956 V-band differential light curve  (Lehtinen+, 2011)

The continuous period search method and its application to the young solar analogue HD 116956. Lehtinen J., Jetsu L., Hackman T., Kajatkari P., Henry G.W. <Astron. Astrophys. 527, A136 (2011)> =2011A&A...527A.136L
ADC_Keywords: Stars, variable Keywords: methods: data analysis - stars: activity - starspots - stars: individual: HD 116956 - stars: rotation Abstract: We formulate an improved time series analysis method for the analysis of photometry of active stars. This new continuous period search (CPS) method is applied to 12 years of V band photometry of the young solar analogue HD 116956 (NQ UMa). Description: The included files present the numerical data of our CPS analysis of the young solar analogue HD 116956 photometry. The data consists of differential Johnson V-band photometry using the star HD 114446 as the comparison star. The CPS method is described in detail in our present paper. For a thorough description of the formatting of the numerical results provided by the CPS, see the appendix A of our paper. Objects: ------------------------------------------------ RA (2000) DE Designation(s) ------------------------------------------------ 13 25 45.5 +56 58 14 HD 116956 = V* NQ UMa ------------------------------------------------ File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file hd116956.dat 19 1408 Differential photometry of HD 116956 results.dat 176 694 *Numerical results of the CPS analysis
Note on results.dat: Continuous Period Search: each line consists of numerical results for one single dataset.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: hd116956.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 12 F12.4 d HJD Heliodentric Julian Date 15- 19 F5.3 mag DVmag Differential V-band photometry
Byte-by-byte Description of file: results.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 --- SEG [1/12] Segment number 5- 14 F10.4 d t0 1st timepoint in SEG (1) 16- 17 I2 --- SET [1/89] Dataset number 19- 28 F10.4 d t1 1st timepoint in SET (1) 30- 39 F10.4 d tn Last timepoint in SET (1) 41- 50 F10.4 d tau Mean epoch of SET tau (1) 52 I1 --- IND [0/1] Independency of SET: 1=independent 54- 55 I2 --- n [10/32] Number of observations in SET 57- 62 F6.4 mag my [0.23/0.27] Mean of observations in SET 64- 69 F6.4 mag s_my [0.004/0.024] Stdev of observations in SET 71 I1 --- K [1/2] Light curve modelling order 73- 78 F6.4 mag se [0.0009/0.0121] Stdev of residuals 80- 87 F8.4 d TC [-2/141]?=-1 Timescale of change (2) 89- 94 F6.4 mag M [0.23/0.27] Light curve mean 96-101 F6.4 mag e_M [0.0003/0.0035] Error of M 103 I1 --- q_M [0/1] Reliability of M (1=unreliable) 105-110 F6.4 d Per [6.43/9.22] Period of light curve 112-117 F6.4 d e_Per [0.01/0.88] Error of Per 119 I1 --- q_Per [0/1] Reliability of Per (1=unreliable) 121-126 F6.4 mag Amp [0.010/0.077] Light curve amplitude 128-133 F6.4 mag e_Amp [0.0009/0.011] Error of Amp 135 I1 --- q_Amp [0/1] Reliability of Amp (1=unreliable) 137-146 F10.4 d tmin1 Epoch of the primary minimum (1) 148-153 F6.4 d e_tmin1 Error of tmin1 155 I1 --- q_tmin1 [0/1] Reliability of tmin1 (1=unreliable) 157-166 F10.4 d tmin2 ?=-1 Epoch of the secondary minimum (1) 168-174 F7.4 d e_tmin2 ?=-1 Error of tmin2 176 I1 --- q_tmin2 [0/1] Reliability of tmin2 (1=unreliable)
Note (1): All timepoints are Heliocentric Julian Dates given in format HJD-2400000. Note (2): The special value TC=-2 indicates that the computation process hits the end of the segment.
Acknowledgements: Jyri Lehtinen, jyri.j.lehtinen(at)
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 20-Dec-2010
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