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Massive early-type emission-line stars: an attempt to establish a new group of stellar objects

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Anatoly S. Miroshnichenko, Associate Professor (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: A new sample of possibly massive early-type emission-line stars (METELS) based on the previous lists of peculiar Be stars is presented. It consists of 36 objects divided amongst supergiants, possible binaries, and candidates to the list. The central stars are probably more massive than ~10M. Two new relations allowing identification of possible binaries among the objects are proposed.

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Publication
Astrophysics and Space Science, 224, 519
Language: English
Date: 1995
Keywords
emission line stars, supergiants, binaries