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Novae in the SuperWASP data base

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posted on 2012-10-24, 08:54 authored by A. Evans, D. Wilson, P. F. L. Maxted, D. Pollacco, R. G. West, R. A. Hounsell, M. F. Bode
We present the results of trawling through the SuperWASP data base for classical and recurrent novae. We report light curves for a nova in eruption, and for classical novae and a recurrent nova in quiescence. For five objects in quiescence, we report periodicity, arising in most cases from orbital modulation of the light from the cool secondary star. The stability of the SuperWASP system means that these data have huge potential for the study not only of novae in eruption, but also of the long-term modulations of light during quiescence.

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society , 2012, 419 (1), pp. 330-335

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Oxford University Press (OUP)

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0035-8711

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1365-2966

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2012

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2012-10-24

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http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/419/1/330

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