Volume 407, Number 2, August IV 2003
|Page(s)||705 - 712|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
Diffuse interstellar bands in the spectra of Herbig Ae/Be stars and related objects *
Center for Astronomy, Nicholas Copernicus University, Gagarina 11, 87-100 Toruń, Poland e-mail: email@example.com
2 Special Astrophysical Observatory, Nizhnij Arkhyz 369167, Russia e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3 Isaac Newton Institute of Chile, SAO Branch
4 Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory, St. Petersburgh 196140, Russia e-mail: grinin@VG1723.spb.edu
5 Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, Crimea, 334413 Nauchny, Ukraine e-mail: email@example.com
Corresponding author: G. A. Galazutdinov, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 17 April 2003
We report a detection of weak diffuse interstellar bands (DIBs) in the close vicinity of 6 Herbig Ae/Be pre-main sequence stars. A common feature of these objects is the presence of a dusty shell where DIB carriers are apparently formed/destroyed. The possible influence of ultraviolet flux on carriers of diffuse interstellar bands is discussed as well as DIB to DIB intensity ratios in the spectra of the program stars and in the general interstellar medium.
Key words: stars: pre-main sequence / ISM: lines and bands
© ESO, 2003
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