Evidence of an evolved nature of MWC 349A

  title={Evidence of an evolved nature of MWC 349A},
  author={Michaela Kraus and Mar{\'i}a Laura Arias and L. S. Cidale and Andrea F. Torres},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The Galactic emission-line object MWC 349A is one of the brightest radio stars in the sky. The central object is embedded in an almost edge-on oriented Keplerian rotating thick disc that seems to drive a rotating bipolar wind. The dense disc is also the site of hot molecular emission such as the CO bands with its prominent band heads in the near-infrared spectral range. Despite numerous studies, the nature of MWC 349A is still controversial with classifications ranging from a pre-main… 

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