Volume 385, Number 3, April III 2002
|Page(s)||900 - 903|
|Section||Interstellar and circumstellar matter|
|Published online||15 April 2002|
The identification of SS73 71 as a new symbiotic star*
Observatório Nacional-MCT, Rua José Cristino, 77, CEP 20921-400, São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil
Corresponding author: C. B. Pereira, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 17 January 2002
We report spectroscopic observations of a new symbiotic star. This star is located in our Galaxy in the direction of the bulge and was discovered during a southern spectroscopic survey of Hα emission line objects. The star, SS73 71, after Sanduleak & Stephenson (1973), shows characteristics of a symbiotic star: the presence of TiO bands and emission lines of ions of higher ionization such as He ii4686 Å and [O iii]5007 Å. Here, we present some of the main spectroscopic features, line intensities and, whenever possible, some physical parameters.
Key words: binaries: symbiotic / stars: emission line, Be
© ESO, 2002
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