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The rapid evolution of the born-again giant Sakurai’s object

Asplund, Martin; Lambert, David L; Kipper, T; Pollacco, D; Shetrone, M.D

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The extraordinarily rapid evolution of the born-again giant Sakurai’s object following discovery in 1996 has been investigated. The evolution can be traced both in a continued cooling of the stellar surface and dramatic changes in chemical composition on a timescale of a mere few months. The abundance alterations are the results of the mixing and nuclear reactions which have ensued due to the final He-shell flash which occurred during the descent along the white dwarf cooling track. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40068
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40068

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