Logo (Main page)
Special Astrophysical Observatory RAS

   About us      Divisions     Telescopes     Science     Publications     Education     Service     Contacts  

Preprints. 2004

N197 (February)
Spectroscopy of the hypergiant HD 183143
Authors: E.L.Chentsov

The evidence that the luminosity of HD 183143 is higher than it was considered earlier by a one magnitude is adduced. The star is one more white galactic hypergiant of the spectral class B6-8 Ia-0. Its absolute visual magnitude is close to -8 and the distance - to 2 kpc. The spectroscopic manifestations of instability of its atmosphere and wind are described.

Any questions to  webmaster 
Last update: 26/12/2008