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Absolute parameters of the eclipsing binary V821 Cas from UBVRI light curves and radial velocities*†

Phase–velocity dispersion curves and small-scale geophysics using noise correlation slantstack technique

The escape velocity curve of the Milky Way in modified Newtonian dynamics

Erratum: The escape velocity curve of the Milky Way in modified Newtonian dynamics

The outburst radial velocity curve of X-ray Nova Scorpii 1994 (= GRO J1655—40): a reduced mass for the black hole?

931 The influence of temporal filtering procedures on myocardial velocity curves generated by echocardiographic tissue Doppler measurements

170 Relation between Aortic Valve Closure by high frame rate B-mode and end systolic events in Tissue Doppler velocity/time curves

Modelling the magnetic activity and filtering radial velocity curves of young Suns : the weak-line T Tauri star LkCa 4

Theoretical fit of Cepheid light and radial velocity curves in the Large Magellanic Cloud cluster NGC 1866

535 The temporal relationship between mitral and aortic valves opening and closure and the myocardial velocity curve

GHASP: an Hα kinematic survey of spiral and irregular galaxies – III. 15 new velocity fields and study of 46 rotation curves

Detection of the radial velocity curve of the B5–A0 supergiant companion star of Cir X-1?

A new integral representation for reconstructing the density distribution of matter in the discs of spiral galaxies using the rotation velocity curve in it

The VMC survey – XXIII. Model fitting of light and radial velocity curves of Small Magellanic Cloud classical Cepheids

Crustal and uppermost mantle structure in the Middle East: assessing constraints provided by jointly modelling Ps and Sp receiver functions and Rayleigh wave group velocity dispersion curves


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A plot of the radial velocity of an object against time, derived from the Doppler shift of spectral lines. With a spectroscopic binary, it may be possible to derive a curve for each component and thence obtain the relative orbit and the mass ratio. With a pulsating star, a radial-velocity curve provides details of the star's expansion and contraction, and thus of the phase relationship between the variations in radius and the changes in brightness, surface temperature, and spectrum.

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