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Paper: RX And: an intermediate between Z Cam and VY Scl stars
Volume: 261, The Physics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Page: 545
Authors: Schreiber, M. R.; Gänsicke, B. T.; Mattei, J. A.
Abstract: We present the long-term visual light curve of RX And. The system has been classified as a Z Cam-type dwarf nova, showing alternating standstills and dwarf nova outbursts. Our data reveal that RX And has also traits of a VY Scl star, lurking for prolonged periods in a low state ~3.5 mag fainter than the standstill with no detectable outbursts. We discuss the implications of this result for the variations of the mass transfer rate in RX And.
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