Michael Friedjung Institut d'Astrophysique (CNRS), 98 bis Boulevard Arago, 75014 Paris, France
The parallax of the cataclysmic binary AE Aquarii, found using the
HIPPARCOS satellite, is combined with published infrared observations. Indications
are obtained that the cool component is somewhat above the main sequence. However,
this result is not absolute because of the errors and uncertainties.