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Published April 20, 1990 | Published
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A nova-like red variable in M31


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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© 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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