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Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 136, 59-63

B[e] stars

VIII. MWC 342[*]

Y. Andrillat 1 and C. Jaschek 2[*]

Send offprint request: Y. Andrillat, 27ter, rue Adam de Craponne, 34000 Montpellier, France.

1 - Laboratoire d'Astronomie, Université de Montpellier 2, URA 1280, CNRS, Place Eugène Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
2 - Observatoire de Strasbourg, URA 1280, CNRS, 11 rue de l'Université, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Received October 30; accepted November 23, 1998


On the basis of spectroscopic CCD material obtained at the Haute Provence Observatory, we provide line identifications and equivalent width measurements in the wavelength region 4095-8935 Å$\,$ of the spectrum of MWC 342. Two hundred eighty emission features are identified and eighteen absorption features. Nine interstellar bands could be identified. Some of the remaining absorption lines correspond to a B0 type star. The cooler emission lines correspond to a spectrum of an early A-type star. The temperatures derived from both spectral types (29 000 and 9 000 K) are in excellent agreement with the temperatures derived by photometrists.

Key words: stars: emission line, B[e]; MWC 342; variables stars; peculiar

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