# η CARINAE'S DUSTY HOMUNCULUS NEBULA FROM NEAR-INFRARED TO SUBMILLIMETER WAVELENGTHS: MASS, COMPOSITION, AND EVIDENCE FOR FADING OPACITY.

@article{Morris2017CD,
title={$\eta$ CARINAE'S DUSTY HOMUNCULUS NEBULA FROM NEAR-INFRARED TO SUBMILLIMETER WAVELENGTHS: MASS, COMPOSITION, AND EVIDENCE FOR FADING OPACITY.},
author={P W Morris and T R Gull and D. John Hillier and Michael J. Barlow and Pierre Royer and K. Nielsen and J. H. Black and Bruce M. Swinyard},
journal={The Astrophysical journal},
year={2017},
volume={842 2}
}
Infrared observations of the dusty, massive Homunculus Nebula around the luminous blue variable η Carinae are crucial to characterize the mass-loss history and help constrain the mechanisms leading to the Great Eruption. We present the 2.4 - 670 μm spectral energy distribution, constructed from legacy ISO observations and new spectroscopy obtained with the Herschel Space Observatory. Using radiative transfer modeling, we find that the two best-fit dust models yield compositions which are…
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