The Symbiotic Phenomenon [E-Book] : Proceedings of the 103rd Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, Held in Torun, Poland, August 18–20, 1987 / edited by Joanna Mikolajewska, Michael Friedjung, Scott J. Kenyon, Roberto Viotti.
Friedjung, Michael, (editor)
Kenyon, Scott J., (editor) / Mikolajewska, Joanna, (editor) / Viotti, Roberto, (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1988
380 p. online resource.
Astrophysics and Space Science Library, A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Reviews ; 145
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Table of Contents:
  • Session 1. The Basic Data
  • A Perspective on the Symbiotic Stars
  • Multifrequency Observations of Symbiotic Stars
  • V 641 Cas — A Symbiotic Candidate?
  • Ultraviolet FeII Absorption Lines in HD 59643
  • Orbital Radial Velocity Curves of Symbiotic Stars
  • Orbital Parameters of Three Symbiotic Stars
  • Properties of Cool Stellar Components in S-Type Symbiotic Stars
  • Absolute Energy Distributions for Selected Quiescent Symbiotic Stars
  • Infrared Observations of Symbiotic Miras
  • The Environments of Cool Stars
  • Dust Emission from Symbiotic Stars: Interpretation of IRAS Observations
  • Atmospheric Shocks in Mira Variables — MgII Emission
  • The Radio Properties of Symbiotic Stars
  • Radio Imaging of Symbiotic Stars
  • Observations of Bipolar Mass Flow from Symbiotic Stars
  • Optical Polarimetry of Symbiotic Stars
  • Polarimetry of Symbiotic Stars
  • The Present State of Symbiotic Polarimetry
  • Session 2. The Physics of the Symbiotic Phenomenon
  • Ionization Models of Symbiotic Stars
  • Photoionization Models with Accretion Disks
  • Emission Line Ratio Classification of Symbiotic Stars
  • Resonance Line Profiles from Radial Accretion Flows
  • Colliding Winds in Symbiotic Systems
  • Accretion Disks in Symbiotic Stars
  • Accretion from Stellar Winds
  • Thermonuclear Runaway Models for Symbiotic Novae
  • On the Outburst of Symbiotic Stars
  • Thermonuclear Runaways on Accreting Hot White Dwarfs
  • The Decay Time after a Thermonuclear Flash
  • General Discussion on the Physics of Symbiotic Stars
  • Session 3. Physics of Individual Objects
  • Z Andromedae: Quiescence and Activity
  • CI Cygni — The Well Understood Symbiotic Binary?
  • A P Cygni Profile for the He 10830 A Line of CI Cyg in Eclipse
  • Symbiotic Eclipsing Binary Star CI Cyg. The Cold Component Variability
  • AG Dra a Symbiotic Star with an Uncommon Cool Component
  • Spectral Variations of AG Dra between 1981 and 1985
  • CH Cyg: Ten Years of Activity
  • CH Cygni Half a Century Ago — Changing Activity of the Cool Component
  • Spectroscopic Orbit of the Eclipsing Symbiotic Star CH Cyg
  • Slow and Rapid Changes of the Radial Velocities in the Symbiotic Binary CH Cygni
  • Radial Velocities of CH Cyg Just as the Jets Appeared
  • The Spectrum of CH Cygni — A Search for Rapid Line Variations
  • Polarization in CH Cygni during Quiet and Active Phases
  • Continued Radio Activity from CH Cygni
  • An “Accretor-Propeller” Model of CH Cygni
  • A Review of the R Aquarii System
  • The Ultraviolet Spectrum of RX Puppis
  • A Model for RX Puppis
  • Symbiotic Star AG Pegasi — Retrospect and Prospects
  • The Observations of AG Peg during 1985-1987
  • The Photometric Period of AG Pegasi
  • The Causes of the Light Variations in AG Peg
  • Ultraviolet Variability of the Symbiotic Star AG Peg
  • A New Absorption-Line Orbit for the Symbiotic Nova AG Pegasi
  • The Symbiotic Novae
  • The Symbiotic Nova PU Vul (Kuwano-Honda Object): Some Results of Coordinated Investigations
  • The Spectroscopic Variations of the Symbiotic Nova PU Vul
  • Emission Line Analyses of HBV 475, V1016 Cyg and HM Sge
  • Session 4. Contributions for Other Individual Objects
  • Photometric and Spectroscopic Variations of the Symbiotic Star EG Andromedae
  • The Search for the Elusive Companion of EG Andromedae
  • The Symbiotic Star UV Aurigae
  • The Third Galactic Carbon Symbiotic
  • BI Crucis
  • Effects of Eccentric Orbit of BF Cygni on IUE and Optical Spectra
  • Ultraviolet to Near Infrared Observations of BF Cyg
  • Ultraviolet Variability of AX Persei
  • IUE and Optical Observations of He 2-104
  • Summary of Discussion on Individual Objects
  • Session 5. Symbiotic Phenomena and Stellar Evolution Conclusions
  • The Formation and Evolution of Symbiotic Stars
  • Recurrent Novae
  • Unravelling the Multiple Component Radio Emission of RS Oph in Outburst
  • The 1987 Outburst of the Recurrent Nova U Sco
  • What Can We Learn from ? Aur Binary Systems?
  • Summary of Final Discussion
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Overheard in Torun
  • Object Index.