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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. In magnetic CVs, accretion is closer to vertical along the magnetic field lines, rather than remaining an accretion disk. Which of the following is true about magnetic CVs?



  4. What are super-soft sources?




 

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