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Very luminous carbon stars in the outer disk of the Triangulum spiral galaxy

Block, D L; Freeman, Kenneth; Jarrett, Thomas H; Puerari, I; Worthey, G; Combes, F; Groess, R

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Stars with masses in the range from about 1.3 to 3.5 M⊙ pass through an evolutionary stage where they become carbon stars. In this stage, which lasts a few Myr, these stars are extremely luminous pulsating giants. They are so luminous in the near-infrar

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80342
Source: Astronomy and Astrophysics
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:200400031

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