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Title: Spectral evolution of nova V443 Scuti 1989
Authors: Anupama, G. C
Duerbeck, H. W
Prabhu, T. P
Jain, S. K
Keywords: Novae;Stellar Evolution;Stellar Spectra;Astronomical Polarimetry;Balmer Series;Interstellar Extinction;Light Curve;Stellar Envelopes;Stellar Spectrophotometry
Issue Date: Sep-1992
Publisher: European Southern Observatory
Citation: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 263, No. 1 - 2, pp. 87 – 96
Abstract: Spectroscopy of the moderately fast nova V443 is presented. Observations were made during the brightness fluctuations following maximum and during the transition stage. A few broadband polarimetric observations are also given. The spectrum and its evolution are similar to novae with the same type of light curves. The extinction E(B-V) = 0.4 is derived from ratios of higher members of the hydrogen Balmer and Paschen series; a distance of 8.0 kpc is estimated from magnitude-decay time relations. Balmer line fluxes at late stages are used to derive the mass of the ejected ionized shell, about 3.5 x 10 exp -5 solar masses.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2248/1171
ISSN: 0004-6361
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