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dc.contributor.authorWickramasinghe, D.T.
dc.contributor.authorFerrario, L.
dc.contributor.authorBailey, J.
dc.contributor.authorDrissen, L.
dc.contributor.authorDopita, M.A.
dc.contributor.authorShara, M.
dc.contributor.authorHough, J.
dc.identifier.citationWickramasinghe , D T , Ferrario , L , Bailey , J , Drissen , L , Dopita , M A , Shara , M & Hough , J 1993 , ' Discovery of another Am-Herculis Variable in the Period Gap ' , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society , vol. 265 , no. 3 , pp. L29-L34 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 152268
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 1d1ffc5e-978b-483c-a005-5ff651897975
dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/3237
dc.descriptionOriginal article can be found via: Copyright Royal Astronomical Society [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]
dc.description.abstractRecently, Buckley et al. drew attention to a new AM Her variable, RE1938 - , discovered by the ROSAT survey with a period of 2.33 h which places it in the middle of the usual 2-3 h period gap for cataclysmic variables. Here, we report the discovery of yet another AM Her variable, V2009 -65.5, with a period of 2.66 h, also within the period gap. We argue that the anomalously high proportion of AM Hers within the period gap indicates that the canonical magnetic braking mechanism used to explain the orbital evolution of other CVs may not be applicable to the AM Hers. Possible alternative models are discussed.en
dc.relation.ispartofMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
dc.titleDiscovery of another Am-Herculis Variable in the Period Gapen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Astrophysics Research
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
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