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Title: CC Sculptoris: a superhumping intermediate polar
Authors: Woudt, P. A.
Warner, B.
Gulbis, A.
Coppejans, R.
Hambsch, F-J.
Beardmore, Andrew P.
Evans, Phil A.
Osborne, Julian Paul
Page, Kim L.
Wynn, G. A.
van der Heyden, K.
First Published: 2-Jan-2013
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Citation: Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 2012, 427 (2), pp. 1004-1013 (10)
Abstract: We present high-speed optical, spectroscopic and Swift X-ray observations made during the dwarf nova superoutburst of CC Scl in 2011 November. An orbital period of 1.383 h and superhump period of 1.443 h were measured, but the principal new finding is that CC Scl is a previously unrecognized intermediate polar, with a white dwarf spin period of 389.49 s which is seen in both optical and Swift X-ray light curves only during the outburst. In this it closely resembles the old nova GK Per, but unlike the latter has one of the shortest orbital periods among intermediate polars.
DOI Link: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.22010.x
ISSN: 0035-8711
eISSN: 1365-2966
Version: Publisher Version
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2012 the authors. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society © 2012 RAS. All rights reserved. Deposited with reference to the publisher’s archiving policy available on the SHERPA/RoMEO website.
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