By Hilmar W. Duerbeck
Four. Census of comprises details on 277 gadgets. 137 (50%) of them are stars whose outburst spectra or unambiguous minimal features classify them as novae past doubt. 123 of them may be pointed out at minimal. seventy eight (28 percent) are stars with amplitudes and light-weight curve kinds which makes nova classifi cation most likely. 60 of them can be pointed out at minimal. hence, seventy eight % ofthe gadgets during this catalogue are proven and suspected classical novae. sixteen (6%) have homes suitable with either novae and comparable gadgets. 15 are pointed out at minimal. additionally, and atlas includes facts on 12 (4 percent) dwarf novae of lengthy cycle size or suspected dwarf novae for which just one outburst has been saw. Examples are WZ Sge and CI Gern. 6 (2%) recurrent novae or suspected recurrent novae are indexed. Examples are T CrB and AS Psc. 6 (2%) X-ray novae are indexed. Examples are V616 Mon and KY TrA. 6 (2%) symbiotic stars and symbiotic novae are indexed. Examples are RT Ser and V352 Aql. eleven (4 percent) Mira stars or suspected Mira stars, which at it slow have been believed to be novae, are indexed. Examples are V607 Aql and V927 Sgr.
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