- The Urban Astronomer Podcast welcomes a new co-host, Clem Unger. Together, Allen and Clem will be releasing a special international edition of the show every three months, on each equinox and solstice.
|Figure 1. Typical Cataclysmic Variable system. Credit NASA|
|Figure 2. Histogram illustrating the period gap between roughly 2 and 3 hours Credit Carraffo et al. 2018|
|Figure 3. Zeeman-Doppler imaging reconstruction of a young star's magnetic field. Credit Wikipedia|
|Figure 1. A typical dwarf nova. Credit NASA via www.skyandtelescope.com|
|Figure 2. Diagram showing emission of photons from the white dwarf being reprocessed in the disk. Since the higher energy/hard (u) photons are closer to the source, they get reprocessed before the lower energy/soft (r) photons resulting in the 'soft lag'. Credit Aranzana et al. 2018|
|Figure 3. SS Cyg during quiescence demonstrating a significant -4 second time lag for r&u and -6 second time lag for g&u at 0.004 Hz. The r&g Credit Aranzana et al. 2018|
|Figure 1. Top: Moment map showing the kinematics of V883 Ori; Bottom: Radial profile demonstrating the inferred snowline derived for each type of molecule detected Credit: Merel, L. R. et al. (2018)|