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Recent Activity in Two Symbiotic Stars

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Scott J. Kenyon

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138




Two mechanisms, accretion events and thermonuclear runaways, have been proposed for the eruptions of symbiotic binaries. Recent observations of CH Cygni and RS Ophiuchi demonstrate the difficulties in applying either model to the data.


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