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Catalogue of cataclysmic binaries, low-mass X-ray binaries and related objects (Seventh edition)

Ritter, H. and Kolb, U. (2003). Catalogue of cataclysmic binaries, low-mass X-ray binaries and related objects (Seventh edition). Astronomy & Astrophysics, 404(1) pp. 301–304.

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The catalogue lists coordinates, apparent magnitudes, orbital parameters, and stellar parameters of the components and other characteristc properties of 472 cataclysmic binaries, 71 low-mass X-ray binaries and 113 related objects with known or suspected orbital periods together with a comprehensive selection of the relevant recent literature. In addition, the catalogue contains a list of references to published finding charts for 635 of the 656 objects, and a cross-reference list of alias object designations. Literature published before 1 January 2003 has, as far as possible, been taken into account. All data can be accessed via the dedicated catalogue webpage at and and at CDS via anonymous ftp to ( or via We will update the information given on the catalogue webpage regularly, initially every six months.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2003 ESO
ISSN: 1432-0746
Keywords: star catalogs; novae; cataclysmic variables; close binaries
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
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Item ID: 4871
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Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 12:47
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