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The early-type strong emission-line supergiants of the Magellanic Clouds - A spectroscopic zoologyThe results of a spectroscopic survey of 21 early-type extreme emission line supergiants of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds using IUE and optical spectra are presented. The combined observations are discussed and the literature on each star in the sample is summarized. The classification procedures and the methods by which effective temperatures, bolometric magnitudes, and reddenings were assigned are discussed. The derived reddening values are given along with some results concerning anomalous reddening among the sample stars. The derived mass, luminosity, and radius for each star are presented, and the ultraviolet emission lines are described. Mass-loss rates are derived and discussed, and the implications of these observations for the evolution of the most massive stars in the Local Group are addressed.
Document ID
19840051483
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
External Source(s)
Authors
Shore, S. N.
Sanduleak, N.
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
Volume: 55
ISSN: 0067-0049
Subject Category
ASTROPHYSICS
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAG5-179
Distribution Limits
Public
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