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Title: The circumstellar shells of carbon miras
Authors: Groenewegen, Martin # ×
Issue Date: Feb-1995
Publisher: Kluwer academic publ
Series Title: Astrophysics and space science vol:224 issue:1-2 pages:321-324
Abstract: The relation between mass loss rate and pulsation period in carbon Miras is discussed. The dust mass loss rate is very low (about 2 x 10(-10) M./yr) up to about P = 380 days, where there is a sudden increase. For P > 400 days there is a linear relation between log M and P. The change in the mass loss rate near 380 days may be related to radiation pressure on dust becoming effective in driving the outflow.
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ISSN: 0004-640X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: DI
Appears in Collections:Institute of Astronomy
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