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Cataclysmic Variables — Selected Problems

  • G. A. Richter
Part of the Reviews in Modern Astronomy book series (MOD.ASTRONOMY, volume 5)

Summary

Two hitherto neglected features of cataclysmic variables are discussed: (1) dependence of cycle-length on orbital period and brightness amplitude in dwarf novae eruptions and (2) the dip in the descending branch of superout-burst light-curves of WZ Sagittae stars.

Keywords

Orbital Period Accretion Disk White Dwarf Cataclysmic Variable Dwarf Nova 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Richter
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  1. 1.Zentralinstitut für AstrophysikSternwarte SonnebergSonnebergGermany

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