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Nitrogen V in the Wind of the Pre-Main Sequence Herbig Ae Star AB Aur

  • J.-C. Bouret
  • C. Catala
  • T. Simon
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 233)


Recent GHRS observations of the Herbig Ae star AB Aur demonstrate the presence of N V in the wind of this star. We found that models including hot (T≈140,000 K) clumps are able to reproduce the available observations and are also consistent with its X-ray emission.


Filling Factor High Temperature Zone Alfven Wave Corotating Interaction Region Energy Radiative Loss 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.-C. Bouret
    • 1
  • C. Catala
    • 1
  • T. Simon
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de ToulouseObservatoire Midi-PyrénéesToulouseFrance
  2. 2.Institute for AstronomyUniversity of HawaiiHonoluluUSA

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