Ultraviolet studies of nova-like variables with the IUE

KQ Mon is a new UX UMa-type nova-like variable. Optical spectra taken in 1978 reveal very shallow Balmer absorption lines and He I (wavelength 4471) absorption. There was no evidence of orbital variations but the appearance of the optical spectrum and the presence of low amplitude flickering suggest...

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Author: Edward Guinan
Sponsoring Agency: NASA
Format: Technical Report
Published: 09/01/1983