High-speed photometry of the eclipsing cataclysmic variable 1RXS J180834.7+101041
Southworth, J. (John) and Copperwheat, C. M.. (2011) High-speed photometry of the eclipsing cataclysmic variable 1RXS J180834.7+101041. The Observatory, Vol.131 (No.1221). pp. 66-69. ISSN 0029-7704Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://www.ulo.ucl.ac.uk/obsmag
We present high-speed photometry covering one eclipse of the cataclysmic variable system 1RXS J180834.7+101041. The data are modelled as arising from a close binary system containing a low-mass stars filling its Roche lobe plus a white dwarf with an accretion disc. We find an orbital inclination of 77.07 +/- 0.47 degrees and a mass ratio of 0.168 +/- 0.016. The relatively low inclination means that only the accretion disc and not the white dwarf are eclipsed by the low-mass star in this system.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QB Astronomy|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Photometry, Cataclysmic variable stars|
|Journal or Publication Title:||The Observatory|
|Official Date:||April 2011|
|Page Range:||pp. 66-69|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
Actions (login required)
Downloads per month over past year