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A nova-like red variable in M31

Mould, Jeremy and Cohen, Judith and Graham, James R. and Hamilton, Don and Matthews, Keith and Picard, Alain and Reid, Neill and Schmidt, Maarten and Soifer, Tom and Wilson, Christine and Rich, R. Michael and Gunn, James (1990) A nova-like red variable in M31. Astrophysical Journal, 353 . L35-L37. ISSN 0004-637X. doi:10.1086/185702.

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A late-type supergiant which appeared in the bulge of M31 in the last observing season faded 3 bolometric magnitudes in 100 days and is now no longer detectable. It is suggested that the object was a nova of an unusual type.

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Additional Information:© American Astronomical Society • Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. Received 1989 November 14; accepted 1990 February 7. We are grateful to Don Schneider for reducing the spectrum shown in Figure 4 and to Jay Gallagher for reviewing the manuscript. Partial support for this work was provided by NSF grants AST 86-13059 and 87-21705 to Caltech.
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Subject Keywords:galaxies: individual (M31) — stars: late-type — stars: novae
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