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Title: Determining the forsterite abundance of the dust around asymptotic giant branch stars
Authors: de Vries, Bernard Lammert ×
Min, M
Waters, Laurentius
Blommaert, Joris
Kemper, F #
Issue Date: Jun-2010
Publisher: Edp sciences s a
Series Title: Astronomy and Astrophysics vol:516 pages:1-9
Article number: A86
Abstract: Aims. We present a diagnostic tool to determine the abundance of the crystalline silicate forsterite in AGB stars surrounded by a thick shell of silicate dust. Using six infrared spectra of high mass-loss oxygen rich AGB stars we obtain the forsterite abundance of their dust shells.
ISSN: 0004-6361
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Institute of Astronomy
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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