By Hilmar W. Duerbeck
4. Census of comprises info on 277 gadgets. 137 (50%) of them are stars whose outburst spectra or unambiguous minimal features classify them as novae past doubt. 123 of them should be pointed out at minimal. seventy eight (28 percent) are stars with amplitudes and light-weight curve varieties which makes nova classifi cation most probably. 60 of them may be pointed out at minimal. hence, seventy eight % ofthe items during this catalogue are proven and suspected classical novae. sixteen (6%) have houses appropriate with either novae and comparable items. 15 are pointed out at minimal. additionally, and atlas includes information on 12 (4 percent) dwarf novae of lengthy cycle size or suspected dwarf novae for which just one outburst has been saw. Examples are WZ Sge and CI Gern. 6 (2%) recurrent novae or suspected recurrent novae are indexed. Examples are T CrB and AS Psc. 6 (2%) X-ray novae are indexed. Examples are V616 Mon and KY TrA. 6 (2%) symbiotic stars and symbiotic novae are indexed. Examples are RT Ser and V352 Aql. eleven (4 percent) Mira stars or suspected Mira stars, which at a while have been believed to be novae, are indexed. Examples are V607 Aql and V927 Sgr.
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Several candidates are listed above. Chart No. 9 of the Atlas ecliptique by M. Chacomac, based on observations between 1854 30 HILMAR W. DUERBECK Classification: August 17 and 1862 February 18, shows the object as star of 11-12m • It coincides perhaps with star (1), a fairly blue object. An extremely faint object (2) is near the BD position. Khatisov (1971) incorrectly identified the bright star (3) as SU Ari. A spectroscopic study of(1) and possibly (2) is necessary to verify the identification.
D. Boyd on Harvard plates. Maximum light occurred in 1937 July. Only 4 positive observations (H. Shapley, E. H. Boyce, C. D. Boyd, HA 90 (1939) 244). 1p - 18p? Finding chart: Light curve: Identification: Classification: LCT: ? (SRC) (H. Shapley, E. H. Boyce, C. D. ) t3 : ? S. Wyckoff, P. A. Wehinger (1978); V. P. Tsesevich, M. S. Kazanasmas (1971). H. Shapley, E. H. Boyce, C. D. Boyd, HA 90 (1939) 244. from Harvard plate MF 23447, taken 1937 July 4/5. The object is not clearly recognized; the candidate from the finding charts is marked.
M. Catchpole, I. S. Glass, G. Roberts, J. Spencer Jones, P. Whitelock, SAAO eire 9 (1985) 1. Identification: from published finding charts. Classification: nova with dust formation; the light curve depression is only 1m • Finding chart: N Aql1984 N Discovered by M. Honda, Japan, on a photograph taken 1984 December 2, as a 10m star. The nova is not visible on a photograph of 1984 November 29 (lAU eire 4020). 880 LCT: ? (POSS; diffuse object at plate limit) (GPO plate, May 1986) (H. ) t3 : ? H. Kosai, lAU eire 4023 (1984) - deser.