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Red Giants as Precursors of Planetary Nebulae

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Physical Processes in Red Giants

Part of the book series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library ((ASSL,volume 88))

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It is generally accepted that Planetary Nebulae are produced by asymptotic giant-branch stars. Therefore, several properties of planetary nebulae are discussed in the framework of the current theory of stellar evolution.

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Renzini, A. (1981). Red Giants as Precursors of Planetary Nebulae. In: Iben, I., Renzini, A. (eds) Physical Processes in Red Giants. Astrophysics and Space Science Library, vol 88. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-8492-9_48

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  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-8492-9_48

  • Publisher Name: Springer, Dordrecht

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