# Spitzer mid-infrared observations of seven bipolar planetary nebulae

@article{Phillips2010SpitzerMO,
title={Spitzer mid-infrared observations of seven bipolar planetary nebulae},
author={John Peter Phillips and Gerardo Ramos-Larios},
journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
year={2010},
volume={405},
pages={2179-2205}
}
• Published 1 April 2010
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• Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
We have investigated the mid-infrared (MIR) and visual structures of seven bipolar planetary nebulae (BPNe), using imaging and spectroscopy acquired using the Spitzer Space Telescope (SST), and the Observatorio Astronomico Nacional in Mexico. The results show that the sources are more extended towards longer MIR wavelengths, as well as having higher levels of surface brightness in the 5.8- and 8.0-μm bands. It is also noted that the 5.8 μm/4.5 μm and 8.0 μm/4.5 μm flux ratios increase with… Expand

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