Time-resolved photometry and spectroscopy of the new deeply-eclipsing SW Sextantis star HS 0728+6738
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Time-resolved photometry and spectroscopy of the new deeply-eclipsing SW Sextantis star HS 0728+6738. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 424 (2). pp. 647-655. ISSN 0004-6361Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20040408
We present time-resolved optical spectroscopy and photometry, and far-ultraviolet spectroscopy of HS 0728+6738, a cataclysmic variable discovered in the Hamburg Quasar Survey. We show that the system is a new eclipsing member of the SW Sex class of CVs with an orbital period of 3.21 h. We derive an orbital inclination of similar to85 +/- 4degrees from the average eclipse profile, making HS 0728+6738 the highest inclination SW Sex star known. The optical and far-ultraviolet emission lines are not or only weakly occulted during the eclipse, indicating the presence of line-emission sites either far outside the Roche lobe of the primary or, more likely, above the orbital plane of the binary. The photometric light curves exhibit fast variability with a period of similar to7 min, which might be related to the spin of the white dwarf.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QB Astronomy|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS|
|Publisher:||E D P SCIENCES|
|Official Date:||September 2004|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Page Range:||pp. 647-655|
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