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Cataclysmic Variables: Quiz

Cataclysmic Variables Quiz

  1. A classical nova outburst is


  2. What causes dwarf nova outbursts in binary systems such as SS Aur and U Gem?


  3. Within CVs, accretion is closer to vertical along the magnetic field lines, rather than remaining an accretion disk.



  4. What are super-soft sources?




 

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