Nova Cygni 1975 (V1500 Cygni)
Data collected since the outburst indicate that V1500 Cyg (Nova Cygni's variable star name) is an AM Herculis star in which the white dwarf primary has such a powerful magnetic field that it inhibits the formation of an accretion disk and almost synchronizes the rotational period with the orbital period. V1500 Cyg is the 13th confirmed AM Her-type system and has the second longest orbital period (about 3.3 hours).
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