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The MiMeS Project: First results
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J.H. Grunhut, E. Alecian, D.A. Bohlender, J.-C. Bouret, H. Henrichs, C. Neiner, V. Petit, N. St. Louis, G.A. Wade, M. Auriere, O. Kochukhov, J. Silvester, A. ud-Doula, and the MiMeS Collaboration
Reference: Proceedings of IAUS 259: Cosmic Magnetic Fields
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.4079
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 23, 2008
 
The MiMeS Project: Magnetism in Massive Stars
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G.A. Wade, E. Alecian, D.A. Bohlender, J.-C. Bouret, J.H. Grunhut, H. Henrichs, C. Neiner, V. Petit, N. St. Louis, M. Auriere, O. Kochukhov, J. Silvester, A. ud-Doula, and the MiMeS Collaboration
Reference: Proceedings of IAUS 259: Cosmic Magnetic Fields
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.4078
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 23, 2008
 
Scattering polarization due to light source anisotropy
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R. Ignace$^1$, M. Al-Malki$^2$, J. Simmons$^2$, J. Brown$^2$, D. Clarke$^2$, J. Carson$^1$
Reference: to appear in A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: astroph/0812.2772
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 15, 2008
 
On the behavior of stellar winds that exceed the photon-tiring limit
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Allard Jan van Marle$^1$, Stanley P. Owocki$^2$, Nir, J. Shaviv$^3$
Reference: MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.0242
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 15, 2008
 
A New Feature in the Spectrum of the Superluminous LMC Supergiant HDE~269896
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Mariela A. Corti (1) Nolan R. Walborn (2) Christopher J. Evans (3)
Reference: PASP
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 4, 2008
 
SPECTROPOLARIMETRIC VARIABILITY AND CO-ROTATING STRUCTURE IN HD92207
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R Ignace$^1$, S Hubrig$^2$, M Scholler$^3$
Reference: to appear in AJ
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/0812.0310
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 3, 2008
 
Protodiscs around Hot Magnetic Rotator Stars
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M. Maheswarani$^1$ and J. P. Cassinelli$^2$
Reference: MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 27, 2008
 
CNO-driven winds of hot first stars
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Jiri Krticka, Jiri Kubat
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/0810.2973
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 26, 2008
 
Abundances of massive stars: some recent developments
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Thierry Morel
Reference: Invited review presented at 'Evolution and Pulsation of Massive Stars
on the Main Sequence and Close to it' (Liege, July 2008).
To appear in Communications in Asteroseismology.
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://www.astro.ulg.ac.be/~morel/preprints.html
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 25, 2008
 
Properties of WNh stars in the SMC: evidence for homogeneous evolution
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F. Martins (1), D.J. Hillier (2), J.C. Bouret (3), E. Depagne (4), C. Foellmi (5), S. Marchenko (6), A.F. Moffat (7)
Reference: A&A accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0811.3564
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 21, 2008
 
Starburst99 for Windows
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Claus Leitherer & Julia Chen
Reference: New Astronomy (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.stsci.edu/science/starburst/PCStarburst.doc
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 14, 2008
 
Dynamical Simulations of Magnetically Channeled Line-Driven Stellar Winds: III. Angular Momentum Loss and Rotational Spindown
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Asif ud-Doula (SUNY-Morrisville State College), Stanley P. Owocki (Univ of DE), Richard H.D. Townsend (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)
Reference: MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/pdf/0810.4247v1; http://www.morrisville.edu/~uddoula/public/data/spindown_final.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 9, 2008
 
HD 271791: An Extreme Supernova Runaway B Star Escaping from the Galaxy
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Norbert Przybilla (1), Maria Fernanda Nieva (1,2), Ulrich Heber (1), Keith Butler (3)
Reference: ApJ, 684, L103 (2008)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://fr.arxiv.org/abs/0811.0576
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 5, 2008
 
The evolution of massive and very massive stars in clusters
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D. Vanbeveren
Reference: Rev. talk presented at the conference: From Taurus to the Antennae; Sheffield 4-8th August 2008
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: arXiv: 0810.4781
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 27, 2008
 
A Cosmic Abundance Standard: Chemical Homogeneity of the Solar Neighbourhood and the ISM Dust-Phase Composition
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Norbert Przybilla (1), Maria-Fernanda Nieva (1,2), Keith Butler (3)
Reference: ApJ Letters, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0809.2403
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 25, 2008
 
Outliers from the mainstream: how a massive star can produce a gamma-ray burst
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S. Campana$^1$, N. Panagia$^{2,3,4}$, D. Lazzati$^5$, A.P. Beardmore$^6$, G. Cusumano$^7$, O. Godet$^6$, G. Chincarini$^{8,1}$, S. Covino$^1$, M. Della Valle$^{9,10,11}$, C. Guidorzi$^{8,1}$, D. Malesani$^{12}$, A. Moretti$^1$, R. Perna$^5$, P. Romano$^{8,1}$, and G. Tagliaferri$^1$
Reference: ApJ, 683: L9–L12
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://babbage.sissa.it/abs/0805.4698
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 22, 2008
 
The Physical Properties and Effective Temperature Scale of O-type Stars as a Function of Metallicity. III. More Results from the Magellanic Clouds
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Philip Massey (1), Amanda M. Zangari (1,2), Nidia I. Morrell (3), Joachim Puls (4), Kathleen DeGioia-Eastwood (5), Fabio Bresolin (6), and Rolf-Peter Kudritzki (6)
Reference: ApJ, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.lowell.edu/users/massey/o2uv.pdf.gz
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 21, 2008
 
Early-type objects in NGC 6611 and the Eagle Nebula
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Martayan, C.$^{1,2}$ Floquet, M.$^{2}$ Hubert, A. M.$^{2}$ Neiner, C.$^{2}$ Frémat, Y.$^{1}$ Baade, D.$^{3}$ Fabregat, J.$^{4}$
Reference: published by A&A under the reference: 2008, A&A, 489, 459
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/abs/2008A%26A...489..459M
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 20, 2008
 
Mass loss from hot massive stars
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Joachim Puls, Jorick S. Vink, & Francisco Najarro
Reference: A&ARv, Springer
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.usm.uni-muenchen.de/people/puls/papers/review_mdot.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 17, 2008
 
A consistent solution for the velocity field and mass-loss rate of massive stars
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Patrick E. Mueller (1), Jorick S. Vink (2)
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arXiv.org/abs/0810.1901
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 12, 2008
 
The Exciting Star of the Berkeley 59/Cepheus OB4 Complex and Other Chance Variable Star Discoveries
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Daniel J. Majaess, David G. Turner, David J. Lane, Kathleen K. Moncrieff
Reference: JAAVSO, in press. (rev. August 2008)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.ap.smu.ca/~smuaps/projects/vs.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 4, 2008
 
The Quintuplet Cluster I. A K-band spectral catalog of stellar sources
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A. Liermann, W.-R. Hamann, L. M. Oskinova
Reference: A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: arXiv:0809.5199
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 1, 2008
 
Towards an Accurate Determination of Parameters for Very Massive Stars: the Eclipsing Binary LMC-SC1-105
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Alceste Z. Bonanos
Reference: ApJ, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0807.3742
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 23, 2008
 
The Properties of Early-type Stars in the Magellanic Clouds
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Christopher J. Evans
Reference: Invited review at IAU Symposium 256
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0809.0852
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 19, 2008
 
Metallicity in the Galactic Center: The Quintuplet cluster
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Francisco Najarro1, Don F. Figer2, D. John Hillier3, T. R. Geballe4, Rolf P. Kudritzki5
Reference: ApJ
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0809.3185
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 18, 2008
 
Puzzling X-rays from the new colliding wind binary WR65 (WC9d)
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L. M. Oskinova & W. R. Hamann
Reference: MNRAS:Letters, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: arXiv:0809.2782
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 18, 2008
 
The multiwavelength picture of star formation in the very young open cluster NGC6383
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Gregor Rauw, Michael De Becker
Reference: Handbook of Star Forming Regions (Vol. II, The Southern Sky), ed. Bo Reipurth
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0808.3887
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 29, 2008
 
X-ray stellar population of the LMC
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Yael Naze
Reference: Invited review at IAUS 256 "The Magellanic system: stars, gas and galaxies" (July 2008, Keele, UK); proceedings edited by J. Th. van Loon and J. M. Oliveira
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0808.3924
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 29, 2008
 
High-resolution X-ray spectroscopy of Theta Car
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Yael Naze, Gregor Rauw
Reference: accepted for publication by A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0808.3353
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 26, 2008
 
Magnetic field measurements of O stars with FORS,1 at the VLT
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S. Hubrig$^1$, M. Sch"oller$^1$, R.S. Schnerr$^2,3$, J.~F. Gonz'alez$^4$, R. Ignace$^5$, and H.~F. Henrichs$^2$
Reference: accepted for publication in A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0808.2039
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 15, 2008
 
$gamma^2$ Velorum: Orbital Solution and Fundamental Parameter Determination with SUSI
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J. R. North, P. G. Tuthill, W. J. Tango & J. Davis
Reference: MNRAS, 2007, vol 377, pages 415-424
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 3, 2008
 
Discovery of a young massive stellar cluster near HESS J1813-178
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Maria Messineo, Donald F. Figer, Ben Davies, R. Michael Rich, E. Valenti, R.P. Kudritzki
Reference: ApJ Letter, accepted
http://arXiv.org/abs/0807.4573
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 29, 2008
 
High resolution optical spectroscopy of Plaskett's star
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N. Linder$^1$, G. Rauw$^1$, F. Martins$^2$, H. Sana$^3$, M. De Becker$^1$, E. Gosset$^1$
Reference: A&A (accepted)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0807.4632
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 29, 2008
 
The mysterious Of?p class and the magnetic O-star Theta Ori C
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Yael Naze (1), Nolan R. Walborn (2), Fabrice Martins (3)
Reference: accepted for publication by Revista Mexicana AA
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0807.3496
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 23, 2008
 
New insights into the nature of the peculiar star $theta$~Carinae
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S. Hubrig$^1$, M. Briquet$^2$, T. Morel$^2,3$, M. Sch"oller$^1$, J. F. Gonz'alez$^4$, and P. De Cat$^5$
Reference: accepted for publication in A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0807.2067
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 19, 2008
 
Multiple ring nebulae around blue supergiants
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S.M.Chita$^1$, N.Langer$^1$, A..J. van Marle$^1,2$, G.Garcia-Segura$^3$, A.Heger$^4,5$
Reference: A&A (accepted)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arXiv.org/abs/0807.3049
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 19, 2008
 
Detection of Magnetic Massive Stars in the Open Cluster NGC 3766
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M. Virginia McSwain
Reference: ApJ in press, astro-ph/0807.1932
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 17, 2008
 
Numerical simulations of continuum-driven winds of super-Eddington stars
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A.J. van Marle$^1$, S.P. Owocki$^1$, N.J. Shaviv$^2$
Reference: MNRAS (accepted)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/0806.4536
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 17, 2008
 
Long-term monitoring of theta1OriC: the spectroscopic orbit and an improved rotational period
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O. Stahl (1), G. Wade (2), V. Petit (3), B. Stober (4), L. Schanne (5)
Reference: Astron. Astrophys. (accepted)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://de.arxiv.org/abs/0805.0701
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 17, 2008
 
Two extremely luminous WN stars in the Galactic center with circumstellar emission from dust and gas
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A. Barniske, L. M. Oskinova, W.-R. Hamann
Reference: A&A 486/3
arXiv:0807.2476
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/Media/releases/ssc2008-13/
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 16, 2008
 
Evidence for short-term variations in two O-type stars
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De Becker M., Linder N., Rauw G.
Reference: IBVS, 5841
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.konkoly.hu/cgi-bin/IBVS?5841
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 14, 2008
 
Revision of Star-Formation Measures
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Claus Leitherer
Reference: IAU Symp. 255, Low-Metallicity Star Formation, ed. L. Hunt, S. Madden, & R. Schneider (Cambridge: CUP)
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/0807.1913
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 14, 2008
 
Effects of rotation on the evolution of primordial stars
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S. Ekstr"om$^1$, G. Meynet$^1$, C. Chiappini$^{1,2}$, R. Hirschi$^3$, A. Maeder$^1$
Reference: Accepted by A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0807.0573
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 3, 2008
 
Spectroscopic and photometric variability of the O9.5Vp star HD93521
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G. Rauw (1), M. De Becker (1), H. van Winckel (2), C. Aerts (2), P. Eenens (3), K. Lefever (2), B. Vandenbussche (2), N. Linder (1), Y. Naze (1), E. Gosset (1)
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: arxiv.org/abs/0806.3640
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 24, 2008
 
From B[e] to A[e]. On the peculiar variations of the SMC supergiant LHA,115-S,23 (AzV,172)
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M. Kraus$^1$, M. Borges Fernandes$^{2,3}$, J. Kub'at$^1$, F.X. de Ara'ujo$^4$
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0806.3208
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 20, 2008
 
The very massive binary NGC3603-A1
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O. Schnurr(1,2), A. F. J. Moffat(1), N. St-Louis(1), J. Casoli(1,3), and A.-N. Chené(1,4)
Reference: MNRAS Letters
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0806.2815
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 20, 2008
 
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
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O. Schnurr (1,2), A.F.J. Moffat (2), N. St-Louis (2), N.I. Morrell (3), M.A. Guerrero (4)
Reference: MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0806.2801
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 20, 2008
 
The neon content of nearby B-type stars and its implications for the solar model problem
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T. Morel (1,2) & K. Butler (3)
Reference: To appear in A&A.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.ster.kuleuven.be/~thierry/preprints.html
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 3, 2008
 
A 3D dynamical model of the colliding winds in binary systems
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E. R. Parkin & J. M. Pittard
Reference: Accepted by MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0805.4529
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 30, 2008
 
Galaxies with Wolf-Rayet signatures in the low-redshift Universe - A survey using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
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J. Brinchmann (1, 2), D. Kunth (3), F. Durret (3)
Reference: Accepted for A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://uk.arxiv.org/abs/0805.1073
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 15, 2008
 
Modeling the RXTE light curve of eta Carinae from a 3-D SPH simulation of its binary wind collision
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A.T. Okazaki, S.P. Owocki, C.M. Russell, and M.F. Corcoran
Reference: MNRAS, accepted 12May08
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.bartol.udel.edu/~owocki/preprints/Okazaki-MNRAS-SPH-RXTE-May08.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 13, 2008
 
The Effects of Clumps in Explaining X-ray Emission Lines from Hot Stars
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J. P. Cassinelli^1, R. Ignace^2, W. L. Waldron^3, J. Cho^4, N. A. Murphy^1, A. Lazarian^1
Reference: to appear in the Astrophysical Journal (available at astroph/0804.4680)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/0804.4680
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 29, 2008
 
Clumping in hot-star winds. Proceedings of International Workshop held in Potsdam, Germany, 18.-22. June 2007
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Wolf-Rainer Hamann, Achim Feldmeier, Lidia M. Oskinova
Reference: Potsdam: Univ.-Verl., 2008
URN:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-13981
ISBN 978-3-940793-33-1
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://opus.kobv.de/ubp/doku/tagungen/clumping.htm
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 28, 2008
 
SN 2005gj: Evidence for LBV supernovae progenitors?
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C. Trundle (1), R. Kotak (1), J.S. Vink (2), W.P.S. Meikle (3)
Reference: Accepted as a letter to A&A, arXiv:0804.2392
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://au.arxiv.org/abs/0804.2392
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 18, 2008
 
The blue supergiant Sher 25 and its intriguing hourglass nebula
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M. A. Hendry (1,2), S. J. Smartt (1), E. D. Skillman (3), C. J. Evans (4), C. Trundle (1), D. J. Lennon (5,6), P. A. Crowther (7), I. Hunter (1)
Reference: Accepted by MNRAS, arXiv:0803.4262
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://star.pst.qub.ac.uk/~sjs/papers/sher25/
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 16, 2008
 
Wra,751, a luminous blue variable developing an S~Doradus cycle
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C. Sterken A. M. van Genderen A. Plummer F. Jones
Reference: accepted A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 12, 2008
 
Near-infrared integral field spectroscopy of the Homunculus nebula around Eta Carinae using Gemini/CIRPASS
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M. Teodoro$^1$, A. Damineli$^1$, R. G. Sharp$^2$, J. H. Groh$^3$, C. L. Barbosa$^4$
Reference: MNRAS (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0804.0240
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 3, 2008
 
High Spatial Resolution Spectroscopy of W51 IRS2E and IRS2W: Two Very Massive Young Stars in Early Formation Stages
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C. L. Barbosa (1), R. D. Blum (2), P. S. Conti (3), A. Damineli (4) and E. Figueredo (5)
Reference: ApJL, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.3853
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 30, 2008
 
3-D SPH simulations of colliding winds in eta Carinae
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Atsuo T. Okazaki$^1$, Stanley P. Owocki$^2$, Christopher M. P. Russell$^2$, and Michael F. Corcoran$^3$
Reference: Proc. IAU Symp. 250 "Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines", F. Bresolin, P. Crowther & J. Puls (eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.3977
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 28, 2008
 
A binary signature in the non-thermal radio-emitter Cyg OB2 #9
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Y. Naze (1), M. De Becker (1), G. Rauw (1), C. Barbieri (2)
Reference: accepted by A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.3176
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 21, 2008
 
The Ionizing Stars of the Galactic Ultra-Compact HII Region G45.45+0.0
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Robert D. Blum (1), Peter J. McGregor (2)
Reference: AJ, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/0802.2895
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 19, 2008
 
Non-thermal radio emission from O-type stars III. Is Cyg OB2 No. 9 a wind-colliding binary?
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S. Van Loo (1), R. Blomme (2), S. M. Dougherty (3)and M. C. Runacres (4)
Reference: Astronomy and Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 19, 2008
 
HD148937: a multiwavelength study of the third Galactic member of the Of?p class
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Y. Naze (1), N.R. Walborn (2), G. Rauw (1), F. Martins (3), A.M.T. Pollock (4), H.E. Bond (2)
Reference: accepted by AJ
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.0605
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 6, 2008
 
Can pulsational instabilities impact a massive star's rotational evolution?
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Rich Townsend Jim MacDonald
Reference: To appear in Proc. IAU Symposium 250: "Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines", Hawaii, Dec 2007
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.0347
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 4, 2008
 
Chandra spectroscopy of the hot star beta Crucis and the discovery of a pre-main-sequence companion
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David H. Cohen (1), Michael A. Kuhn (1,2), Marc Gagn'{e} (3), Eric L. N. Jensen (1), Nathan A. Miller (4)
Reference: MNRAS, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://astro.swarthmore.edu/~cohen/papers/bcru_mnras2008.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 27, 2008
 
On the role of the WNH phase in the evolution of very massive stars: Enabling the LBV instability with feedback
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Nathan Smith and Peter S. Conti
Reference: 2008, ApJ, v. 679, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/0802.1742
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 19, 2008
 
A new class of X-ray emitters: the gCas-like sources
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Raimundo LOPES DE OLIVEIRA
Reference: PhD Thesis (30 November 2007). Universidade de S~ao Paulo (IAG), Brazil and Universit'e Louis Pasteur Strasbourg I (Observatoire Astronomique), France.
Status: Other
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 19, 2008
 
Kinematics of massive stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud
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Christopher J. Evans (1), Ian D. Howarth (2)
Reference: MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.roe.ac.uk/~cje/2df_rv.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 14, 2008
 
The massive star binary fraction in young open clusters I. NGC 6231 revisited
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H. Sana, E. Gosset, Y. Naze, G. Rauw, N. Linder
Reference: Accepted by MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0707.2847
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 13, 2008
 
Stellar Evolution at Low Metallicity
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Raphael Hirschi$^1$, Cristina Chiappini$^{2,3}$, Georges Meynet$^2$, Andr'e Maeder$^2$, & Sylvia Ekstr"om$^2$
Reference: "Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines" Conference proceedings, F. Bresolin, P.A. Crowther, J. Puls Eds
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0802.1675
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 12, 2008
 
Symposium Summary
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Claus Leitherer
Reference: IAU Symp. 250, Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines, Kauai (HI), 12/2007, ed. F. Bresolin, P. Crowther, & J. Puls
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/0801.4010
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 12, 2008
 
A downward revision to the distance of the 1806-20 cluster and associated magnetar from Gemini near-Infrared spectroscopy
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J. L. Bibby(1), P. A. Crowther(1), J. P. Furness(1), J. S. Clark(2)
Reference: MNRAS Letters
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arXiv.org/abs/0802.0815
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 6, 2008
 
Chandra X-ray Grating Spectrometry of Eta Carinae near X-ray Minimum: I. Variability of the Sulfur and Silicon Emission Lines
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D.B. Henley$^1$, M.F. Corcoran$^{2,3}$, J.M. Pittard$^4$, I.~R. Stevens$^5$, K. Hamaguchi$^{2,3}$, T.R. Gull$^6$
Reference: The Astrophysical Journal
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0801.4779
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 1, 2008
 
X-ray emission from O stars
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David H. Cohen
Reference: To appear in IAU Symposium 250, "Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines," Kauai, HI, December 2007; eds. Bresolin, Crowther, & Puls, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://astro.swarthmore.edu/~cohen/papers/cohen_OstarXrays_color_kauai2007.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 31, 2008
 
X-ray spectroscopy of early-type stars: The present and the future
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G. Rauw (1), Y. Naze (2), and L.M. Oskinova (3)
Reference: Astronomische Nachrichten/AN 329, 222
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 31, 2008
 
X-rays from magnetically channeled winds of OB stars
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David H. Cohen
Reference: To appear as part of an article on the specialist session on magnetic massive stars held prior to IAU Symposium 250, "Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines," Kauai, HI, December 2007; eds. Bresolin, Crowther, & Puls, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://astro.swarthmore.edu/~cohen/papers/cohen_magneticOstars_kauai2007.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 30, 2008
 
On the importance of the wind emission to the optical continuum of OB supergiants
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M. Kraus (1), J. Kubat (1), J. Krticka (2)
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/pdf/0801.4273
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 29, 2008
 
Nitrogen enrichment, boron depletion and magnetic fields in slowly-rotating B-type dwarfs
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T. Morel (1,2), S. Hubrig (3) and M. Briquet (1)
Reference: Accepted by A&A.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.ster.kuleuven.be/~thierry/preprints.html
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 29, 2008
 
LMC origin of the hyper-velocity star HE0437-5439. Beyond the supermassive black hole paradigm
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N. Przybilla (1), M.F. Nieva (1), U. Heber (1), M. Firnstein (1), K. Butler (2), R. Napiwotzki (3), H. Edelmann (1)
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.sternwarte.uni-erlangen.de/~ai32/hvs.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 29, 2008
 
The massive binary HD 152218 revisited: a new colliding wind system in NGC 6231
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H. Sana, Y. Naz'e, B. O'Donnell, G. Rauw, E.Gosset
Reference: New Astronomy, 13, 202
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0801.3753
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 28, 2008
 
IMF biases created by binning and unresolved systems
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J. Maíz Apellániz
Reference: To appear in "Young massive clusters, initial conditions and environments"
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0801.3778
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 24, 2008
 
Biases on initial mass function determinations. II. Real multiple systems and chance superpositions
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J. Maíz Apellániz
Reference: Accepted for publication in ApJ
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0801.3772
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 24, 2008
 
Physical and wind properties of OB-stars
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Joachim Puls
Reference: Proc. IAU Symp. 250 "Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines", F. Bresolin, P. Crowther & J. Puls (eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://www.usm.uni-muenchen.de/people/puls/papers/puls_hawaii.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 18, 2008
 
Luminous Blue Variables & Mass Loss near the Eddington Limit
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Stanley P. Owocki$^1$, Allard Jan van Marle$^1$
Reference: Invited review, Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines, IAU Symp 250, ed. F. Bresolin, P. A. Crowther, & J. Puls (Cambridge Univ. Press)
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://www.bartol.udel.edu/~owocki/preprints/IAUS250-Owocki-Dec07.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 16, 2008
 
The Physical Properties of Red Supergiants: Comparing Theory and Observations
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Philip Massey (1), Emily M. Levesque (2), Bertrand Plez, (3), and K. A. G. Olsen (4)
Reference: Invited review, Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines, IAU Symp 250, ed. F. Bresolin, P. A. Crowther, & J. Puls (Cambridge Univ. Press)
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://www.lowell.edu/users/massey/IAU250RSG.pdf.gz
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 11, 2008
 
Chandra monitoring of the very massive binary WR20a and the young massive cluster Westerlund 2
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Y. Naze, G. Rauw, and J. Manfroid
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0801.0647
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 8, 2008
 
Modeling Ultraviolet Wind Line Variability in Massive Hot Stars
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A. Lobel & R. Blomme
Reference: ApJ, 667 Main Journal (in press).
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/0712.3804
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 8, 2008
 
Spectropolarimetry of the Massive post-Red Supergiants IRC +10420 and HD 179821
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M. Patel$^1,2$, R.D. Oudmaijer$^1$, J.S. Vink$^3,4$, J.E. Bjorkman$^5$, B. Davies$^1,6$, M.A.T. Groenewegen$^7$, A.S. Miroshnichenko$^8$, J.C. Mottram$^1$
Reference: MNRAS, accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 8, 2008
 
Happy New Year
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The OC
Reference: no
Status: Other
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 3, 2008