1RXS J0629-0335: A New Long-period Cataclysmic Variable

Arjyotha, S.; Aungwerojwit, A.; Gänsicke, B. T.; Marsh, T.; Rodríguez-Gil, P. R.
Bibliographical reference

The Eighth Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics: A Tribute to Kam-Ching Leung ASP Conference Series, Vol. 404, proceedings of the conference held 5-9 May, 2008, at Merlin Beach Hotel, Phuket, Thailand. Edited by B. Soonthornthum, S. Komonjinda, K.S. Cheng, and K.C. Leung San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2009., p.272

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We present time-resolved spectroscopy and photometry of a new long-period cataclysmic variable (CV) identified from a combined X-ray (ROSAT) /infrared (2MASS) selection method, 1RXS J0629-0335. The preliminary orbital period of ˜9 h has been estimated from its radial velocity variation. We obtained photometry of 1RXS J0629-0335 throughout one month, revealing long-term variability and suggesting that the system has frequent dwarf nova outbursts.
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