Photometric study of hot contact binaries in SMC

D. Shanti Priya1*, K. Sriram2, K.Y. Shaju3, and P. Vivekananda Rao1
1Department of Astronomy, Osmania University, Hyderabad 500 007, India
2Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, Daejeon 305-348, Republic of Korea
3Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India

Received: 18th April 2012 | Accepted: 22 February 2013

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In this paper we present the analysis of twenty hot contact binary systems in the Small Magellanic Cloud using theWilson-Devinney method and their properties are discussed in context of TRO model.

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Keywords : stars: binaries: eclipsing – stars: binaries: close