New Insights from Inside-Out Doppler Tomography

E. J. Kotze, S. B. Potter

Abstract


We present preliminary results from our investigation into using an “inside-out” velocity space for creating a Doppler tomogram. The aim is to transpose the inverted appearance of the Cartesian velocity space used in normal Doppler tomography. In a comparison between normal and inside-out Doppler tomograms of cataclysmic variables, we show that the inside-out velocity space has the potential to produce new insights into the accretion dynamics in these systems.

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ISSN 2336-5382 (Online)
Published by the Czech Technical University in Prague