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J/ApJ/658/1096      H2O maser classification                 (Deacon+, 2007)

H2O maser observations of candidate post-AGB stars and discovery of three high-velocity water sources. Deacon R.M., Chapman J.M., Green A.J., Sevenster M.N. <Astrophys. J., 658, 1096-1113 (2007)> =2007ApJ...658.1096D
ADC_Keywords: Infrared sources ; Masers ; Stars, horizontal branch Keywords: masers - planetary nebulae: general - radio lines: stars - stars: AGB and post-AGB - stars: late-type - stars: winds, outflows Abstract: We present the results of 22GHz H2O maser observations of a sample of 85 post-asymptotic giant branch (post-AGB) candidate stars, selected on the basis of their OH 1612MHz maser and far-infrared properties. All sources were observed with the Tidbinbilla 70m radio telescope, and 21 detections were made; 86GHz SiO Mopra observations of a subset of the sample are also presented. Description: For the OH observations, a complete sample of 88 sources was selected from the ATCA/VLA survey as likely post-AGB sources on the basis of their IRAS and MSX far-infrared colors. The 22GHz observations for all 85 sources were taken as service observations with the Tidbinbilla 70m radio telescope between 2003 April and 2004 May. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 27 85 List of sources with H2O and SiO maser detections
See also: II/125 : IRAS catalogue of Point Sources, Version 2.0 (IPAC 1986) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 A4 --- Name Star name (1) 6- 15 A10 --- IRAS IRAS name (HHMMm+DDMM) 17- 20 A4 --- cl(MSX) MSX AGB classification (2) 22- 23 A2 --- cl(IRAS) IRAS AGB classification (3) 25 A1 --- H2O [YN] Detection of H2O (22GHz) 27 A1 --- SiO [YN] Detection of SiO (86GHz)
Note (1): Names identified in Simbad as: dNNN = SCHD NNN bNNN = SCHB NNN vNNN = [SVM2001b] NNN Note (2): MSX class codes is as follows: Q I = MSX quadrant I (older post-AGB stars) Q IV = MSX quadrant IV (young post-AGB stars) Note (3): IRAS class code is as follows: LI = IRAS LI region (more massive post-AGB stars) RI = IRAS RI region (less massive post-AGB stars)
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 10-Apr-2010
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