X-Ray and Optical Observations of by CAM

  • Gavin Ramsay
  • Paul A. Mason
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 208)


We present preliminary results of an analysis of X-ray and optical data of the asynchronous AM Her star BY Cam [1]. We use X-ray data from EXOSAT (0.1… 50 keV), Ginga (1.5… 50 keV) and ROSAT (0.1… 2.0 keV) and optical data obtained during a 45-day campaign in 1994.


Orbital Period Light Curf White Dwarf Optical Data Spin Period 
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  1. 1.
    Mason, P.A., Andronov, I.L., Kolesnikov, S.V.,1995, in “Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables”,D. Buckley, B. Warner, ASP Conf. Ser. 85, 493Google Scholar
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    Wynn G., King, A.R., 1992, MNRAS, 255, 83ADSGoogle Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gavin Ramsay
    • 1
  • Paul A. Mason
    • 2
  1. 1.Astronomical InstituteThe University of UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Astronomy DepartmentCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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