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Limits On Planets Around Pulsating White Dwarf Stars
We present limits on planetary companions to pulsating white dwarf stars. A subset of these stars exhibit extreme stability in the period and phase of some of their pulsation modes; a planet can be detected around such a ...
A New Timescale For Period Change In The Pulsating DA White Dwarf WD 0111+0018
We report the most rapid rate of period change measured to date for a pulsating DA (hydrogen atmosphere) white dwarf (WD), observed in the 292.9 s mode of WD0111+0018. The observed period change, faster than 10(-12) s ...
Photometric Variability In A Warm, Strongly Magnetic Dq White Dwarf, SDSS J103655.39+652252.2
We present the discovery of photometric variability in the DQ white dwarf SDSS J103655.39+652252.2 (SDSS J1036+6522). Time-series photometry reveals a coherent monoperiodic modulation at a period of 1115.64751(67) s with ...
Enigmatic Recurrent Pulsational Variability Of The Accreting White Dwarf EQ LYN (Sdss J074531.92+453829.6)
Photometric observations of the cataclysmic variable EQ Lyn (SDSS J074531.92+453829.6), acquired from 2005 October to 2006 January, revealed high-amplitude variability in the range 1166-1290 s. This accreting white dwarf ...
Discovery of an Ultramassive Pulsating White Dwarf
We announce the discovery of the most massive pulsating hydrogen-atmosphere white dwarf (WD) ever discovered, GD 518. Model atmosphere fits to the optical spectrum of this star show it is a 12,030 +/- 210 K WD with a log ...