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J/AJ/134/185       Cataclysmic variables from SDSS-DR5       (Szkody+, 2007)

Cataclysmic variables from Sloan Digital Sky Survey. VI. The sixth year (2005). Szkody P., Henden A., Mannikko L., Mukadam A., Schmidt G.D., Bochanski J.J., Agueros M., Anderson S.F., Silvestri N.M., Dahab W.E., Oguri M., Schneider D.P., Shin M.-S., Strauss M.A., Knapp G.R., West A.A. <Astron. J., 134, 185-194 (2007)> =2007AJ....134..185S
ADC_Keywords: Binaries, cataclysmic ; Photometry, SDSS Keywords: binaries: eclipsing - binaries: spectroscopic - novae, cataclysmic variables - stars: dwarf novae Abstract: The 28 cataclysmic variables (CVs) found in 2005 in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey are presented with their coordinates, magnitudes, and spectra. Five of these systems are previously known CVs (HH Cnc, SX LMi, QZ Ser, AP CrB, and HS 1016+3412), and the rest are new discoveries. Additional spectroscopic, photometric, and/or polarimetric observations of 10 systems were carried out, resulting in estimates of the orbital periods for seven of the new binaries. The 23 new CVs include one eclipsing system, one new Polar, and five systems whose spectra clearly reveal atmospheric absorption lines from the underlying white dwarf. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 85 28 CVs in SDSS
See also: http://www.sdss.org : SDSS Home Page Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 18 A18 --- SDSSJ SDSS designation (HHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s) 19 A1 --- f_SDSSJ [*] * for Objects publicly available in the SDSS DR5 20 A1 --- n_SDSSJ [d] Star in a close pair (1) 22- 26 I5 --- MJD ? SDSS MJD number for spectra 28- 31 I4 --- Plate ? SDSS Plate number for spectra 33- 35 I3 --- Fiber ? SDSS Fiber number for spectra 37- 41 F5.2 mag gmag SDSS g magnitude 43- 47 F5.2 mag u-g SDSS u-g colour index 49- 53 F5.2 mag g-r SDSS g-r colour index 55- 59 F5.2 mag r-i SDSS r-i colour index 61- 65 F5.2 mag i-z SDSS i-z colour index 67- 70 F4.2 h P ? Period 72- 85 A14 --- Com Comments (2)
Note (1): d = Object is the eastern star of a close pair Note (2): DN is a dwarf nova, and Ec is eclipsing
History: From electronic version of the journal References: Szkody et al., Paper I 2002AJ....123..430S Szkody et al., Paper II 2003AJ....126.1499S Szkody et al., Paper III 2004AJ....128.1882S Szkody et al., Paper IV 2005AJ....129.2386S Szkody et al., Paper V 2006AJ....131..973S
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 23-Aug-2009
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