Spectroscopic and Spectropolarimetric Observations of V838 Monocerotis

@article{Wisniewski2003SpectroscopicAS,
  title={Spectroscopic and Spectropolarimetric Observations of V838 Monocerotis},
  author={John P. Wisniewski and Nancy Dunlap Morrison and Karen S. Bjorkman and Anatoly Miroshnichenko and Amanda C. Gault and Jennifer L. Hoffman and Marilyn R. Meade and Jason Michael Nett},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={588},
  pages={486 - 493}
}
The spectroscopic and spectropolarimetric variability of the peculiar variable V838 Monocerotis during the brighter phases of its multiple outbursts in 2002 is presented. Significant line profile variability of Hα and Si II 6347.10 and 6371.36 Å occurred in spectra obtained between 2002 February 5 and March 14, and a unique secondary absorption component was observed near the end of this time period. Our observations also suggest that multiple shifts in ionization states occurred during the… 
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