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J/A+A/507/929   Light curves of SDSS J100658.40+233724.4  (Southworth+, 2009)

Orbital periods of cataclysmic variables identified by the SDSS. VI. The 4.5-hr period eclipsing system SDSS J100658.40+233724. Southworth J., Hickman R.D.G., Marsh T.R., Rebassa-Mansergas A., Gansicke B.T., Copperwheat C.M., Rodriguez-Gil P. <Astron. Astrophys. 507, 929 (2009)> =2009A&A...507..929S
ADC_Keywords: Binaries, cataclysmic ; Photometry, CCD ; Spectroscopy Keywords: stars: dwarf novae - stars: novae, cataclysmic variables - stars: binaries: eclipsing - stars: binaries: spectroscopic - stars: white dwarfs - stars: individual: SDSS J100658.40+233724 Abstract: We present time-resolved spectroscopy and photometry of SDSS J100658.40+233724.4, which we have discovered to be an eclipsing cataclysmic variable with an orbital period of 0.18591324 days (267.71507min). The observed velocity amplitude of the secondary star is 276±7km/s, which an irradiation correction reduces to 258±12km/s. Doppler tomography of emission lines from the infrared calcium triplet supports this measurement. We have modelled the light curve using the LCURVE code and Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations, finding a mass ratio of 0.51±0.08. From the velocity amplitude and the light curve analysis we find the mass of the white dwarf to be 0.78±0.12M and the masses and radii of the secondary star to be 0.40±0.10M and 0.466±0.036R, respectively. The secondary component is less dense than a normal main sequence star but its properties are in good agreement with the expected values for a CV of this orbital period. By modelling the spectral energy distribution of the system we find a distance of 676±40pc and estimate a white dwarf effective temperature of 16500±2000K. Description: We present the discovery and follow-up observations of eclipses of the cataclysmic variable star SDSS J100658.40+233724.4, fom which we determine the orbital period and the masses and radii of the two stellar components. Time-resolved optical spectroscopic observations covering the full orbital period were obtained on three consecutive nights. Time-resolved photometry of four eclipses was obtained between 2008 February and December. Objects: --------------------------------------------------------------------------- RA (2000) DE Designation(s) --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10 06 58.4 +23 37 24 SDSS J100658.40+233724.4 = SDSS J100658.41+233724.4 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file caha.dat 29 784 White-light photometry from Calar Alto 2.2m not.dat 29 559 Wide-V-filter photometry from the NOT 2.5m obs.dat 34 157 Spectroscopic observations sp/* 0 157 FITS files of red and blue spectra
See also: : SDSS Home Page J/MNRAS/373/687 : Spectra of 5 faint cataclysmic variables (Southworth+, 2006) Byte-by-byte Description of file: caha.dat not.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 14 F14.6 d HJD Heliocentric Julian Date of exposure midpoint 17- 22 F6.3 mag mag Apparent magnitude of SDSS J100658.40+233724.4 25- 29 F5.3 mag e_mag Measurement error in apparent magnitude
Byte-by-byte Description of file: obs.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 17 F17.9 d HJD Heliocentric Julian Date of observation 19- 22 A4 --- Band [red blue] Red or blue 24- 34 A11 --- FileName Name of the fits file in sp subdirectory
Acknowledgements: John Southworth, jkt(at) References: Southworth et al., Paper I 2006MNRAS.373..687S, Cat. J/MNRAS/373/687 Southworth et al., Paper II 2007MNRAS.382.1145S Dillon et al., Paper III 2008MNRAS.386.1568D Southworth et al., Paper IV 2008MNRAS.388..709S Southworth et al., Paper V 2008MNRAS.391..591S
(End) John Southworth [Warwick, UK], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 18-Sep-2009
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