Volume 407, Number 1, August III 2003
|Page(s)||311 - 313|
|Section||Stellar structure and evolution|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
The identification of GLMP 160 as a new post-AGB candidate with [WC]-spectrum*
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: 19 May 2003
We report spectroscopic observations of a new post-AGB star with WR spectrum not identified yet. This star was found during a southern spectroscopy survey of post-AGB candidates selected from Garcia-Lario et al. ([CITE]). This star, GLMP 160, shows the main characteristics of a [WC] spectrum with strong C iii 4647, C iv 5808 and He ii 4686. In addition the spectrum presents a strong [O iii]5007 Å line. From the line ratio using the carbon lines and the measurements of we proposed that GLMP 160 has spectral characteristics of a [WC6-7] subtype. Here we present some of the main spectroscopic features and discuss the evolutionary status. We also present line intensities and equivalent widths of the identified lines.
Key words: stars: emission line, [WC]-stars
© ESO, 2003
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