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Paper: VY Sculptoris Stars are Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables
Volume: 315, Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables (IAU Colloquium 190)
Page: 46
Authors: Lasota, J.-P.; Hameury, J.-M.
Abstract: We show that VY Scl stars must be magnetized in order to account for the absence of outbursts during their low and intermediate states. Absence of outbursts during low states requires only rather low magnetic moments but in systems in which the drops and rises of luminosity are slower than it takes for the accretion disc to adjust viscously to the variation in mass-transfer rate preventing outbursts require magnetic moments of Intermediate Polars. We discuss some evolutionary aspects of this conclusion.
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