Long-term photometric behaviour of outbursting AM CVn systems

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Levitan, David; Groot, Paul J.; Prince, Thomas A.; Kulkarni, Shrinivas R.; Laher, Russ; Ofek, Eran O.; Sesar, Branimir; Surace, Jason;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society
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    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

The AM CVn systems are a class of He-rich, post-period minimum, semidetached, ultracompact binaries. Their long-term light curves have been poorly understood due to the few systems known and the long (hundreds of days) recurrence times between outbursts. We present comb... View more
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