PTF1 J085713+331843, a new post common-envelope binary in the orbital period gap of cataclysmic variables

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van Roestel, J.; Groot, P. J.; Levitan, D.; Prince, T. A.; Bloemen, S.; Marsh, T. R.; Dhillon, V. S.; Shupe, D.; Laher, R.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stx625
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | High Energy Physics::Experiment

We report the discovery and analysis of PTF1 J085713+331843, a new eclipsing post common-envelope detached white-dwarf red-dwarf binary with a 2.5h orbital period discovered by the Palomar Transient Factory. ULTRACAM multicolour photometry over multiple orbital periods ... View more