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Paper: Discovery of the New WZ Sge Star SDSS J080434.20+510349.2
Volume: 372, 15th European Workshop on White Dwarfs
Page: 511
Authors: Pavlenko, E.; Shugarov, S.Yu.; Katysheva, N.A.; Nogami, D.; Nakajima, K.; Maehara, H.; Andreev, M.; Shimansky, V.; Zubareva, A.; Babina, Ju.; Borisov, N.; Golovin, A.; Baklanov, A.; Baklanova, D.; Berezovsky, K.; Kroll, P.
Abstract: We present the results of photometric observations of SDSS J080434.20+510349.2 in its low state and during an outburst and spectroscopy during the outburst. We found such peculiarities as a long-term outburst with amplitude probably not less than 6m, rarity of the outbursts, eleven rebrightenings, and a short (0.059713(7) d) superhump period. We conclude that this star belongs to the WZ Sge-type subclass of cataclysmic variables. The spectrum shows both emission and absorption lines of H and He superimposed on the blue continuum. We also found 8 - 9 min. brightness variations during the end of the super-outburst plateau that could be related to pulsations of the white dwarf in the binary.
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