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Observations of an isolated compact infrared source in Perseus

Westbrook, W. E. and Willner, S. P. and Merrill, K. M. and Schmidt, M. and Becklin, E. E. and Neugebauer, G. and Wynn-Williams, C. G. (1975) Observations of an isolated compact infrared source in Perseus. Astrophysical Journal, 202 . pp. 407-414. ISSN 0004-637X.

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Infrared, optical, and radio observations are described of an unusual compact infrared source discovered during the AFCRL survey. It is suggested that the object may be a planetary nebula seen at an unprecedentedly early phase in its evolution.

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Additional Information:© 1975 American Astronomical Society. Received 1975 March 27; revised 1975 May 27. We thank the staffs of the Hale and Mauna Kea Observatories and our many colleagues who helped with the observations and data reduction, particularly Judy Bennett, and also Ed Sutton for building the 34-μ. system. We acknowledge valuable discussions as to the nature of the object with Michael Werner, and we thank Guido Miinch for advice and for directing our attention to the [Fe II] lines observed in the spectrum of η Carinae. This work was supported in part by National Aeronautics and Space Administration grants NGL 05-002-207 and NGL 05-002-134 and National Science Foundation grant GP-35545 X.
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Subject Keywords:infrared sources planetary nebulae
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Official Citation:Observations of an isolated compact infrared source in Perseus Westbrook, W. E., Willner, S. P., Merrill, K. M., Schmidt, M., Becklin, E. E., Neugebauer, G., , Astrophysical Journal, vol. 202, Dec. 1, 1975, pt. 1, p. 407-409, 411-414
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