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Paper: Photometric evidence of superhumps in XTE J1118+48 approaching quiescence
Volume: 261, The Physics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Page: 473
Authors: Casares, J.; Zurita, C.; Shahbaz, T.; Rodríguez-Gil, P.; Charles, P. A.; Hynes, R. I.; Wagner, R. M.; Ryan, E.
Abstract: Ellipsoidal lightcurves of XTE J1118+48 during its decline to quiescence are strongly contaminated with a superhump wave. A PDM period analysis yields Psh = 0.17049(1) d i.e. 0.3% longer than the orbital period. This implies a disc precession period Pprec ~52 d and q ~0.03.
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