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CO Observations of Evolved Giant Stars

Knapp, G. R. and Gammie, C. F. and Young, K. and Phillips, T. G. (1990) CO Observations of Evolved Giant Stars. In: Submillimetre Astronomy. Astrophysics and Space Science Library. No.158. Springer Netherlands , Dordrecht, pp. 33-34. ISBN 9789401568524.

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The copious mass loss which takes place at late stages of stellar evolution, while a star is on the AGB, causes the formation of a cool extended circumstellar envelope expanding at speeds like 15 km s⁻¹. These envelopes are observed in many molecular lines, which give the stellar velocity, the wind velocity and an estimate of the mass loss rate.

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Additional Information:© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1990. Research at the CSO is supported by the N.S.F. under grant AST83-11849. The N.S.F. also supported this work via grant AST87-62945 to Princeton.
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Subject Keywords:Mass Loss Rate; Stellar Evolution; Planetary Nebula; Slow Wind; Fast Wind
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Issue or Number:158
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