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Cataclysmic variables and related objectsThis volume begins with an introductory chapter on general properties of cataclysmic variables. Chapters 2 through 5 of Part 1 are devoted to observations and interpretation of dwarf novae and nova-like stars. Chapters 6 through 10, Part 2, discuss the general observational properties of classical and recurrent novae, the theoretical models, and the characteristics and models for some well observed classical novae and recurrent novae. Chapters 11 through 14 of Part 3 are devoted to an overview of the observations of symbiotic stars, to a description of the various models proposed for explaining the symbiotic phenomenon, and to a discussion of a few selected objects, respectively. Chapter 15 briefly examines the many unsolved problems posed by the observations of the different classes of cataclysmic variables and symbiotic stars.
Document ID
19950020648
Document Type
Special Publication (SP)
Authors
Hack, Margherita (Osservatorio Astronomico Trieste, Italy)
Ladous, Constanze (Osservatorio Astronomico Trieste, Italy)
Jordan, Stuart D. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD., United States)
Thomas, Richard N. (Radiophysics, Inc. Boulder, CO., United States)
Goldberg, Leo (Kitt Peak National Observatory Tucson, AZ., United States)
Pecker, Jean-Claude (College de France Paris, France)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1993
Subject Category
ASTRONOMY
Report/Patent Number
LC-92-7619
NASA-SP-507
NAS 1.21:507
QB835.H27
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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