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Volume 398, Number 2, February I 2003
Page(s) 565 - 569
Section Formation, structure and evolution of stars
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20021551

A&A 398, 565-569 (2003)
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:20021551

A Keplerian disk around the Herbig Ae star HD 34282

V. Piétu, A. Dutrey and C. Kahane

Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Grenoble, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
(Received 9 July 2002 / Accepted 18 September 2002)

We report new millimeter observations of the circumstellar material surrounding the Herbig Ae A0.5 star HD 34282 performed with the IRAM array in CO  ${J}=2\!\rightarrow\!1$ and in continuum at 1.3 mm. These observations have revealed the existence of a large Keplerian disk around the star. We have analysed simultaneously the line and continuum emissions to derive the physical properties of both the gas and the dust. The analysis of our observations also shows that the Hipparcos distance to the star is somewhat underestimated; the actual distance is probably about 400 pc. With this distance the disk around HD 34282 appears more massive and somewhat hotter than the observed disks around less massive T Tauri stars, but shares the general behaviour of passive disks.

Key words: stars: individual: HD 34282 -- stars: planetary systems: protoplanetary disks -- stars: pre-main sequence -- stars: distances -- radio lines: stars -- radio continuum: stars

Offprint request: V. Piétu, Vincent.Pietu@obs.ujf-grenoble.fr

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