Circumstellar Masers

  • Lewis E. Snyder
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 70)


The newest circumstellar maser, silicon monoxide, is discussed, and its relationship to the other known circumstellar masers, hydroxyl and water, is briefly explored. Most silicon monoxide masers are associated with post-main sequence objects which are also water and hydroxyl masers and from this association new interpretations of maser velocities, geometries and distances have been found.


Spectral Type Maser Emission Stellar Velocity Silicon Monoxide Doublet Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lewis E. Snyder
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  1. 1.Department of AstronomyUniversity of IllinoisUSA

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