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A Spectrogram of the Recurrent Nova U-Scorpii

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Anthony D. Mallama

Astronomy Department, Computer Sciences Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20910


Boris Starosta

Landon High School, Bethesda, MD 20014




The spectrum of U Scorpii, observed five days after its outburst in 1979, consists of strong, broad emission lines of hydrogen, helium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and iron superposed on a weak continuum.


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