Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 78, Issue 2, pp 503–504 | Cite as

Intrinsic polarization variations of the symbiotic star R Aqr and the single-star hypothesis

  • J. Svatoš
  • M. Šolc
Letters to the Editor


Due to similarity of the intrinsic polarization changes near phase 0.8 and due to other similar physical features observed both in o Ceti and R Aqr it is suggested that the activity in R Aqr system is caused by a flaring region on a single star.


Flare Physical Feature Polarization Variation Polarization Change Single Star 


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© D. Reidel Publishing Co 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Svatoš
    • 1
  • M. Šolc
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Astronomy and AstrophysicsCharles UniversityPragueCzechslovakia

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