Volume 406, Number 1, July IV 2003
|Page(s)||193 - 201|
|Section||Stellar structure and evolution|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
SV Cam spot activity in February 2001 – March 2002*
Astrophysikalisches Institut, Potsdam, An der Sternwarte 16, 14482, Germany
2 Astronomical Observatory, Volgina 7, 11160 Belgrade, Yugoslavia and Isaac Newton Institute of Chile, Yugoslav branch
Corresponding author: M. Zboril, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 14 April 2003
We present the analysis of new BVR light curves for the active star SV Cam. The Roche model with spotted areas on the hotter primary component fits satisfactorily all filter observations yielding two spots in intermediate latitudes and covering about 1.5% each of the stellar surface. Both are ~1000 K cooler than surrounding photosphere. The comparison with an earlier season (January/February 2000) suggests that the spots probably evolved in area longitude and latitude but basic and preferred orientation from previous season is confirmed.
Key words: stars: binaries: eclipsing
© ESO, 2003
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