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ErratumAstron. Astrophys. 334, L1-L4 (1998)
Owing to a mistake, Fig. 1 was confused with Fig. 4. To rectify this unfortunate error, the article is printed once more on the following pages.
Letter to the Editor
Are low-order resonances observed in Mira pulsation? *
D. Barthès 1,
M.O. Mennessier 1,
J.L. Vidal 1 and
J.A. Mattei 2
Received 12 March 1998 / Accepted 3 April 1998
The possibility of a low-order, two-mode resonance in the pulsation of LPVs is investigated by means of Fourier analysis of lightcurves, supplemented by spectral types and by kinematic population analysis based on HIPPARCOS astrometric data. The question might be positively answered.
Key words: stars: AGB stars: oscillations stars: variables: long-period variables
Online publication: August 17, 1998