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Paper: Physical structure of the IRC+10216 wind: Molecular sidereoarcheology
Volume: 73, Airborne Astronomy Symposium on the Galactic Ecosystem: From Gas to Stars to Dust
Page: 433
Authors: Skinner, C. J.; Justtanont, K.; Tielens, Alexander G. G. M.; Betz, A. L.; Boreiko, R. T.
Abstract: We present KAO observations of the CO J=9-8 and 12-11 lines in the C-star IRC+10216; these are the highest rotational transitions so far observed in any AGB star. A model is developed for the CO emission by IRC+10216 in all the observed CO rotational transitions.
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