Long-term eclipse timing of white dwarf binaries: an observational hint of a magnetic mechanism at work

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Bours, M.C.P.; Marsh, T.R.; Parsons, S.G.; Dhillon, V.S.; Ashley, R.P.; Bento, J.P.; Breedt, E.; Butterley, T.; Caceres, C.; Copperwheat, C.M.; Hardy, L.K.; Hermes, J.J.; Irawati, P.; Kerry, P.; Kilkenny, D.; Littlefair, S.P.; McAllister, M.J.; Rattanasoon, S.; Sahman, D.I.; Vuckovic, M.; Wilson, R.W.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We present a long-term programme for timing the eclipses of white dwarfs in close binaries to measure apparent and/or real variations in their orbital periods. Our programme includes 67 close binaries, both detached and semi-detached and with M-dwarfs, K-dwarfs, brown d... View more
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