CBA Center for Backyard Astrophysics



Useful References for Observers

a selection of articles we recommend
to photometric observers of cataclysmic variables

  • A Catalog and Atlas of Cataclysmic Variables -- Second Edition
    Ronald Downes, Ronald Webbink, and Michael Shara
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    April 1997, Volume 109, Page 345

  • A Catalog and Atlas of Cataclysmic Variables
    Ronald Downes and Michael Shara
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    February 1993, Volume 105, Page 127

  • Catalogue of Cataclysmic Binaries, Low-Mass X-Ray Binaries, and Related Objects
    Hans Ritter and Ulrich Kolb
    Astronomy and Astrophysics
    (accepted/in press)

  • A Reference Catalogue and Atlas of Galactic Novae
    Hilmar Duerbeck
    Space Science Reviews
    1987, Volume 45, Page 1

  • The 73rd Name-List of Variables Stars
    Elena Kazarovets and Nikolai Samus
    Information Bulletin of Variable Stars
    1997 April 23, Number 4471

  • Secondary Photometric Standards for Northern Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
    Arne Henden and Kent Honeycutt
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    April 1997, Volume 109, Page 331

  • Secondary Photometric Standards for Northern Nova-Like Cataclysmic Variables
    Arne Henden and Kent Honeycutt
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    April 1995, Volume 107, Page 324

  • Secondary Photometric Standards in Selected Northern Dwarf Novae Fields
    Karl Misselt
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    February 1996, Volume 108, Page 146