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Paper: The total rate of mass return to the interstellar medium from red giants and planetary nebulae
Volume: 12, The Evolution of the Interstellar Medium
Page: 151
Authors: Knapp, G. R.; Rauch, K. P.; Wilcots, E. M.
Abstract: High luminosity post main sequence stars are observed to be losing mass in large amounts into the interstellar medium. The various methods used to estimate individual and total mass loss rates are summarized. Current estimates give MT 0.3 - 0.6 solar mass per year for the whole Galaxy.
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