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Paper: SDSS J1240-01: A New AM CVn Star with a 37-Minute Orbital Period
Volume: 334, 14th European Workshop on White Dwarfs
Page: 443
Authors: Roelofs, G.H.A.; Groot, P.J.; Marsh, T.R.; Steeghs, D.; Nelemans, G.
Abstract: We present high time resolution VLT+FORS spectroscopy of SDSS J1240−01, a new helium-transferring binary star identified in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. We measure an orbital period of 37.35 ± 0.01 minutes, confirming beyond doubt the AM CVn nature of the system.
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