• Carbon stars and silicon carbide 

    Corman, Adrian, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    Stars between about 0.8 and 8 times the mass of the Sun will eventually evolve become asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars, where they pulsate and throw off mass from their atmospheres, forming dust shells in the space ...
  • Discovery of Extreme Carbon Stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud 

    Gruendl, R. A.; Chu, Y. H.; Seale, J. P.; Matsuura, M.; Speck, Angela K.; Sloan, G. C.; Looney, L. W. (American Astronomical Society, 2008-11)
    Using Spitzer IRAC and MIPS observations of the Large Magellanic Cloud, we have identified 13 objects that have extremely red mid-IR colors. Follow-up Spitzer IRS observations of seven of these sources reveal varying amounts ...