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Mass Loss History of the Local Miras

  • Y. Nakada
  • H. Mito
  • T. Soyano
  • K. Tarusawa
  • G. Matsuyama
  • N. Matsunaga
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 283)

Abstract

Mira variables in the solar neighbourhood were selected from the IRAS Point Source Catalog with the help of the period-luminosity relation. The distribution of the IRAS color log(F25/F12) changes abruptly when the period exceeds 290 days. The implication of this change is discussed

Keywords

Miras IRAS Period Mass Loss 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Nakada
  • H. Mito
  • T. Soyano
  • K. Tarusawa
  • G. Matsuyama
  • N. Matsunaga
    • 1
  1. 1.Kiso ObservatoryUniv. TokyoNaganoJapan

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