The K-band intensity profile of R Leonis probed by VLTI / VINCI ⋆

We present near-infrared K-band interferometric measurements of the Mira star R Leoni s btained in April 2001 and January 2002 with the VLTI, the commissioning instrument VI NC , and the two test siderostats. These epochs correspond t o near-maximum stellar variability phases ∼ 0.08 and∼ 1.02 (one cycle later), respectively. The April 2001 data co ver a… CONTINUE READING