Circumstellar dust

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Term: Circumstellar dust

Interstellar dust grains localized around various types of stars, such as asymptotic giant branch stars. Circumstellar dust occurs in the form of a spherical shell or a disk and is at the origin of an infrared excess for the central star.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan