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The detection of the donor star in IY UMa

Rolfe, Daniel J.; Abbott, Timothy M.C. and Haswell, Carole A. (2002). The detection of the donor star in IY UMa. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 334(3) pp. 699–704.

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We present the results of a search for the donor star in the high-inclination SU UMa type cataclysmic variable IY UMa. We detect absorption features in the near infrared consistent with an M type dwarf donor star. Using the skew mapping technique to exploit the velocity information provided by the 8183–8194 Å Na i absorption doublet, we locate the absorption at the expected donor velocity of IY UMa.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1365-2966
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 4429
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Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2013 15:28
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