Cataclysmic variables from SDSS. VII. The seventh year (2006)

Paula Szkody, Scott F. Anderson, Michael Hayden, Martin Kronberg, Rosalie McGurk, Thomas Riecken, Gary D. Schmidt, Andrew A. West, Boris T. Gänsicke, Ada N. Gomez-Moran, Donald P. Schneider, Matthias R. Schreiber, Axel D. Schwope

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Abstract

Coordinates, magnitudes, and spectra are presented for 39 cataclysmic variables (CVs) found in Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) spectra that were primarily obtained in 2006. Of these, 13 were CVs identified prior to the SDSS spectra (AK Cnc, GY Cnc, GO Com, ST LMi, NY Ser, MR Ser, QW Ser, EU UMa, IY UMa, HS1340+1524, RXJ1610.1+0352, Boo 1, Leo 5). Follow-up spectroscopic observations of seven systems (including one from year 2005 and another from year 2004) were obtained, resulting in estimates of the orbital periods for three objects. The new CVs include two candidates for high inclination, eclipsing systems, four new polars, and three systems whose spectra clearly reveal atmospheric absorption lines from the underlying white dwarf.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4011-4019
Number of pages9
JournalAstronomical Journal
Volume137
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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