V455 And
V515 And
AE Aqr
FO Aqr
XY Ari
V405 Aur
V647 Aur
HT Cam
MU Cam
DW Cnc
V709 Cas
V1033 Cas
V1025 Cen
TV Col
TX Col
UU Col
V2069 Cyg
V2306 Cyg
YY Dra
PQ Gem
V418 Gem
DQ Her
V1323 Her
EX Hya
NY Lup
V2400 Oph
V2731 Oph
V598 Peg
GK Per
AO Psc
V667 Pup
WX Pyx
V1223 Sgr
CC Scl
V1062 Tau
AX J1740.1
AX J1740.2
AX J1853.3
IGR J08390
IGR J15094
IGR J16500
IGR J16547
IGR J17195
IGR J18173
IGR J18308
IGR 19267
RX J2133

Full Catalog

Related Systems

Home Reviews IPs & Candidates Issues Links Gallery News

V842 Centauri = Nova Centauri 1986 No. 2

A finding chart for V842 Cen

SkyView image of V842 Cen (see important notes).

  • Equatorial: 14h35m52.35s, -57d37m34.7s (J2000)
  • Galactic: l=316.57, b=+2.45
Finding Chart:
Optical; V~16.3 in 2008; fx: 2.4 x 10-13 (0.3-10 keV)
IP Credential:
*** (Probable): The appearance of the coherent 56.825 s signal >20 years after the nova outburst argues for an IP interpretation. Independent confirmation (direct or indirect, such as a spectroscopic determination of the orbital period) would raise the confidence level.
  • Orbital: 0.164 d = 3.94 hr = 14200 s
  • Spin ?: 0.0006577 d = 0.94708 min = 56.825 s
  • Others: 56.598 and 57.054 s.
Probably low?
1.3+/-0.5 kpc from expansion parallax (Gill & O'Brien (1998))


Home Reviews IPs & Candidates Issues Links Gallery News

Please send your comments, suggestions etc. to Koji.Mukai@nasa.gov and/or Koji.Mukai@umbc.edu
NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration