# OGLE Atlas of Classical Novae I. Galactic Bulge Objects

@article{Mrz2015OGLEAO,
title={OGLE Atlas of Classical Novae I. Galactic Bulge Objects},
author={Przemek Mr{\'o}z and Andrzej Udalski and Radosław Poleski and Igor Soszyński and Michał K. Szymański and Grzegorz Pietrzyński and Lukasz Wyrzykowski and Krzysztof Ulaczyk and Szymon Kozłowski and Paweł Pietrukowicz and Jan Skowron},
journal={Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
year={2015},
volume={219},
pages={26}
}
• Published 30 April 2015
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Eruptions of classical novae are possible sources of lithium formation and gamma-ray emission. Nova remnants can also become Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia). The contribution of novae to these phenomena depends on nova rates, which are not well established for the Galaxy. Here, we directly measure a Galactic bulge nova rate of $13.8 \pm 2.6$ per year. This measurement is much more accurate than any previous measurement of this kind thanks to many years' monitoring of the bulge by the Optical…
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