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On the existence of low-luminosity cataclysmic variables beyond the orbital period minimum

Steve B. Howell

On the existence of low-luminosity cataclysmic variables beyond the orbital period minimum

by Steve B. Howell

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brown dwarf stars,
  • Cataclysmic variables,
  • Galaxies,
  • Luminosity,
  • Mass transfer,
  • Faint objects,
  • Star clusters,
  • Stars,
  • Radiant flux density,
  • Incandescence

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    Other titlesOn the existence of low luminosity cataclysmic variables beyond the orbital period minimum.
    StatementSteve B. Howell, Saul Rappaport, and Michael Politano.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA/CR-207714., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-207714.
    ContributionsRappaport, S. A., 1942-, Politano, Michael., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15547357M

    'A&G' is the journal of the Royal Astronomical Society.   star has a surface temperature most similar to the surface temperature of Alpha Centauri? A)hotter B)farther away C)larger D)older stars have greater luminosity than our sun mainly because they are Base your answers to questions 3 through 6 on the Characteristics of Stars graph below and on your knowledge of Earth science.

    Stars visible to the unaided eye have values of six or lower. A star's apparent magnitude is not a direct indicator of its luminosity. Such intrinsic brightness is given in terms of absolute magnitude, which is the magnitude that a star would have if it were viewed at a standard distance of 10 parsecs ( light-years). Below the main. The radio astronomy group at Institute of Astronomy in the University of Tokyo runs a cm radio telescope located at Nobeyama with support of Nobeyama Radio Observatory. The telescope is designed for survey observations of the Galactic plane in the CO (J=) line at GHz.

    The efficiency integrated (and weighted by the weekly luminosity) over this data taking period is %. The inefficiency accounts for the turn-on of the high voltage of the Pixel, SCT and some of the muon detectors (%) and any inefficiencies due to deadtime or due to individual problems with a given subdetector that prevent the ATLAS data. Study Practice Final Questions flashcards from Natalie H. on StudyBlue. Study Practice Final Questions flashcards from Natalie H. on StudyBlue. They have a low luminosity. d. The large space station has a longer orbital period (b) The small weather satellite has a longer orbital period (c) Each has the same orbital period.


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On the existence of low-luminosity cataclysmic variables beyond the orbital period minimum by Steve B. Howell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. On the existence of low-luminosity cataclysmic variables beyond the orbital period minimum. [Steve B Howell; S A Rappaport; Michael Politano; United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. On the Existence of Low-Luminosity Cataclysmic Variables Beyond the Orbital Period Minimum February Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Steve B. Howell. We speculate that at least some of the TOADs are the predicted very low- luminosity, post-period-minimum cataclysmic variables containing degenerate (brown dwarf-like) secondaries having masses.

If Halley's comet has an orbital period of 76 years, what is the average distance of Comet Halley from the sun. 18 AU In Ptolemy's view of the universe, a planet moves on an epicycle whose center moves around the Earth on the deferent circle.

We have adopted in toto Dolan’s interpretations of the X-ray flux measurements and we have computed the X-ray flux as a function of phase reduced with a period of days, which is also fitted by our velocity data.

The phase of minimum X-ray intensity coincides with the phase of the change of velocity of the B star from positive to negative. In the calibration process Shapley put actual values to the luminosity part of the period-luminosity relation.

With a calibrated period-luminosity relation astronomers could use Cepheid variables as standard candles to determine the distances to distant clusters and even other. Start studying Astronomy ch Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

In Table 1, the initial orbital period P orb,0, the minimum orbital period M 2,minP, and the orbital period P orb, when the luminosity first drops below L X = L are in hours; M 2 is the donor mass in solar units when the minimum period is achieved, and t is the time spent at luminosities larger than L.

Globular clusters comprising 10 4 to 10 7 stars were formed early in the history of the Milky Way, and are scattered throughout the halo.

The age of the clusters is about 13 Gyr, with an age spread of less than 5 Gyr [].According to the frequently updated catalog of globular cluster properties maintained on the web by Harris [], the globular cluster system numbers roughly by:   The 15 sources are in 12 separate clusters.

Five have orbital periods greater than a few hours, six ultracompact systems have measured orbital periods less than one hour, and four have undetermined orbital periods. A member of the ultracompact group, 4U (X) in the globular cluster NGChas an orbital period of 11 minutes Cited by: Variable star with a period of 60 days.

Period of variation is related to luminosity. RR Lyrae variable star: Variable star with periods of from 12 to 24 hours. Common in some globular clusters.

Sagittarius A*: The powerful radio source located at the core of the Milky Way Galaxy. Shapley-Curtis debate: debate on the nature of spiral nebulae.

“Despite the broad range of observed luminosities, the dark matter masses for all of the pre-SDSS satellites are constrained to within relatively narrow range, approximately ∼ [1 − 6] × 10 7 M☉ within their inner pc.” (Strigari et al., ) Visually, low-luminosity dSphs can be difficult to discriminate from star clusters of the.

Approximately once every year a new star of mass $ ̆ 1M ⊙ is born in our Galaxy. Ninety nine times out of a hundred, this star is less massive than ≈ 10M ⊙ and, if it is a single star or in a wide binary, it will become an asymptotic giant branch star with an electron-degenerate core and an extended hydrogen-rich envelope.

Between the core, which is essentially a hot white dwarf, and Cited by: Therefore, searches for cataclysmic variables generally focus on low-luminosity X-ray sources [, 88, ] and on ultraviolet-excess stars [50, 51, 86,], but these systems are usually a white dwarf accreting from a low mass by: We have carried out a deep X-ray and optical survey with Chandra and HST of low-extinction regions in the Galactic bulge.

Here we present the results of a search for low-luminosity (L{sub X} {approx}. In this H-R diagram, dim, low-luminosity stars would be located: Definition. at the bottom of the graph: Term. In this H-R diagram, the mass of stars increases: Definition. E to A: Term. Where on this diagram would you expect to find most hydrogen-burning stars.

Definition. in the shaded area between E and A. Studying Brahe’s observations, Kepler was also able to work out the planets’ orbital periods. Earth goes around the sun in one year, Mars in Earth years, Jupiter inand Saturn in Kepler realized that the square of the orbital period was proportional to the cube of.

March 8, World Scienti c Book - in x in Science_cases_visible page viii viii Science cases for a visible interferometer (from 3 to 13 m) combining the beams of up to 4 Cited by: 4.

We investigate the production of ultra-high-energy cosmic ray (UHECR) in relativistic jets from lowluminosity active galactic nuclei (LLAGN). We start by proposing a model for the UHECR contribution from the black holes (BHs) in LLAGN, which present a jet power Pj 6 erg s 1.

This is in contrast to the opinion that only high-luminosity AGN can accelerate particles to energies P 50 EeV. Plots supporting the preliminary analysis of the pp running period: LUMI vdM scan, non-factorisation analysis, bunch train, mu-correction and long-term stability plots.

LUMI Track-counting selection plots. LUMI Z-counting analysis and stability plots. LUMI Plots for the low-luminosity running period. A star is an astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own nearest star to Earth is the other stars are visible to the naked eye from Earth during the night, appearing as a multitude of fixed luminous points in the sky due to their immense distance from Earth.

Historically, the most prominent stars were grouped into constellations.The first white dwarf discovered was in the triple star system of 40 Eridani, which contains the relatively bright main sequence star 40 Eridani A, orbited at a distance by the closer binary system of the white dwarf 40 Eridani B and the main sequence red dwarf 40 Eridani pair 40 Eridani B/C was discovered by William Herschel on 31 January InHenry Norris Russell, Edward.29) Although low luminosity stars are very common, the probability of individual stars having planets within their habitable zones is low because low luminosity stars A) are not expected to form rocky, terrestrial planets B) have very narrow habitable zones C) have no habitable zones at all D) are very unstable Answer: B 30) If distance from the Sun were the only factor affecting surface.