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2011A&A...525A..85E - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 525A, 85-85 (2011/1-1)

SOPHIE velocimetry of Kepler transit candidates. I. Detection of the low-mass white dwarf KOI 74b.

EHRENREICH D., LAGRANGE A.-M., BOUCHY F., PERRIER C., HEBRARD G., BOISSE I., BONFILS X., ARNOLD L., DELFOSSE X., DESORT M., DIAZ R.F., EGGENBERGER A., FORVEILLE T., LOVIS C., MOUTOU C., PEPE F., PONT F., SANTOS N.C., SANTERNE A., SEGRANSAN D., UDRY S. and VIDAL-MADJAR A.

Abstract (from CDS):

The Kepler mission has detected transits and occultations of a hot compact object around an early-type star, the Kepler Object of Interest KOI 74. The mass of this transiting object was photometrically assessed in a previous study using the presence of the relativistic beaming effect (so-called ``Doppler boosting'') in the light curve. Our aim was to provide a spectroscopic validation of this pioneering approach. We measured the radial velocity variations of the A1V star KOI 74 with the SOPHIE spectrograph at the 1.93-m telescope of the Observatoire de Haute-Provence (France). Radial velocity measurements of this star are challenging because of the high level of stellar pulsations and the few available spectral lines. Using a technique dedicated to early-type main-sequence stars, we measured radial velocity variations compatible with a companion of mass 0.252±0.025M, in good agreement with the value derived from the Kepler light curve. This work strengthens the scenario suggesting that KOI 74 is a blue straggler orbited by a stellar core despoiled of its envelope, the low-mass white dwarf KOI 74b.

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Journal keyword(s): techniques: radial velocities - stars: early-type - white dwarfs - blue stragglers - binaries: eclipsing - satellites: planets, general

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CDS comments: Fig.6 Some objects not identified (incomplete format).

Simbad objects: 25

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