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Line Profiles in Symbiotic Stars

  • B. Louise Webster
  • L. H. Taaffe
  • A. J. Kalnajs

Abstract

High resolution profiles of permitted and forbidden lines in symbiotic stars are described, with particular reference to the broad wings. An interpretation of the data in terms of an optically thin accretion disc around a hot subdwarf is presented.

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Louise Webster
    • 1
  • L. H. Taaffe
    • 1
  • A. J. Kalnajs
    • 2
  1. 1.School of PhysicsThe University of New South WalesKensingtonAustralia
  2. 2.Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring ObservatoryAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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