Query : 2002A&A...386..874R

2002A&A...386..874R - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 386, 874-883 (2002/5-2)

The 3µm spectrum of R Doradus observed with the ISO-SWS.


Abstract (from CDS):

We have modeled the 2.6-3.7µm spectrum of the red semiregular variable R Doradus observed with the Short-Wavelength Spectrometer on board the Infrared Space Observatory. The wavelength resolution of the observations varies between R∼2000-2500. We have calculated a synthetic spectrum using a hydrostatic model photosphere in spherical geometry. The agreement between the synthetic spectrum and the ISO observations is encouraging, especially in the wavelength region of 2.8-3.7µm, suggesting that a hydrostatic model photosphere is adequate for the calculation of synthetic spectra in the near infrared for this moderately varying red giant star. However, an additional absorption component is needed at 2.6-2.8µm and this discrepancy is discussed. The spectral signatures are dominated by water vapour in the stellar photosphere, but several photospheric OH, CO, and SiO features are also present. The effective temperature and surface gravity derived for R Dor, based on the 2.6-3.7µm ISO spectrum and the modeling of it with a hydrostatic model photosphere, are 3000±100K and logg=0±1(cgs), respectively. The spectral region observed is found to be temperature sensitive. The effective temperature given here is slightly higher than those reported in the literature. We also discuss possible reasons for this.

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Journal keyword(s): stars: individual: R Dor - stars: AGB and post-AGB - stars: late-type - infrared: stars

Simbad objects: 4

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Number of rows : 4
N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
ICRS (J2000)
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
1850 - 2022
1 V* R Dor AB* 04 36 45.59127 -62 04 37.7974 7.84 6.98 5.40 2.71 -0.44 M8III:e 322 0
2 V* SW Vir AB* 13 14 04.3830437280 -02 48 25.130666916 9.24 8.52 6.85     M7III: 254 0
3 * g Her AB* 16 28 38.5485851 +41 52 54.040593 7.70 6.53 5.01 2.49 0.26 M6-III 371 0
4 V* R Cas Mi* 23 58 24.8682785040 +51 23 19.713029388 6.71 6.63 4.80     M6.5-9e 691 0

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