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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 104, Issue 2, pp 293–296 | Cite as

Near-infrared observations of the peculiar binary system epsilon Aurigae

  • H. C. Bhatt
  • T. Chandrasekhar
  • N. M. Ashok
  • J. N. Desai
Article

Abstract

Near-infrared photometric and low-resolution spectroscopic observations of ε Aurigae at two phases during the current eclipse are presented. The eclipse depths are found to be wavelength-independent in the infrared right up to 2.5 μm. There is no infrared excess at wavelengths shorter than 2.5 μm. The light absorbing particles in the eclipsing body must be larger than 10 μm in size.

Keywords

Binary System Spectroscopic Observation Infrared Excess Eclipse Depth 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. C. Bhatt
    • 1
  • T. Chandrasekhar
    • 1
  • N. M. Ashok
    • 1
  • J. N. Desai
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical Research LaboratoryAhmedabadIndia

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