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IAU Commission 36 (Theory of Stellar Atmospheres): Hexennial Report 2009-2015
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Joachim Puls & Martin Asplund
Reference: Transactions IAU, Volume XXIXA
http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.06972
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.06972
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 29, 2015
 
Spectroscopic and Photometric Variability in the A0 Supergiant HR 1040
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David J. Corliss (1,2), Nancy D. Morrison (2), and Saul J. Adelman (3)
Reference: AJ, 150, 190
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-6256/150/6/190
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on December 22, 2015
 
s-process production in rotating massive stars at solar and low metallicities
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Urs Frischknecht (1,2), Raphael Hirschi (1,3,8), Marco Pignatari (4), André Maeder (5), George Meynet (5), Cristina Chiappini (6), Friedrich-Karl Thielemann (2), Thomas Rauscher (2,7,8), Cyril Georgy (1), Sylvia Ekström (5)
Reference: article to be published in MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv151105730F
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 23, 2015
 
Properties of massive stars in four clusters of the VVV survey
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A. Hervé^1,2, F. Martins^2, A.-N. Chené^3, J.-C. Bouret^4, J. Borissova^5,6,7
Reference: New Astronomy
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1510.07450
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 27, 2015
 
The Impact of Enhanced Iron Opacity on Massive Star Pulsations: Updated Instability Strips
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Ehsan Moravveji
Reference: MNRAS Letters, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv150908652M
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 26, 2015
 
Massive open star clusters using the VVV survey IV. WR 62-2, a new very massive star in the core of the VVV CL041 cluster
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A.-N. Chené (1), S. Ramírez Alegría (2,3), J. Borissova (2,3), E. O'Leary (1), F. Martins (4), A. Hervé (4,5), M. Kuhn (2,3), R. Kurtev (2,3), P. Consuelo Amigo Fuentes (2,3), C. Bonatto (6), D. Minniti (3,7,8,9)
Reference: A&A in press, arXiv:1510.02539
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv151002539C
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 14, 2015
 
Identification of dusty massive stars in star-forming dwarf irregular galaxies in the Local Group with mid-IR photometry
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N. E. Britavskiy (1), A. Z. Bonanos (1), A. Mehner (2), M. L. Boyer (3), K. B. W. McQuinn (4)
Reference: arXiv:1510.01340, A&A in press.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1510.01340
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 13, 2015
 
The True origin of Wolf-Rayet stars
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Jorick S. Vink
Reference: To appear in proceedings of International Workshop on Wolf-Rayet Stars (editors W.R. Hamann, A. Sander, and H. Todt) publisher Universitatsverlag Potsdam
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: astro-ph/1366754
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 1, 2015
 
A Runaway Red Supergiant in M31
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Kate Anne Evans (1,2) and Philip Massey (1,3)
Reference: Astronomical Journal (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1509.07251
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 25, 2015
 
X-ray emission from interacting massive binaries: a review of 15 years of progress
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Gregor Rauw, Yael Naze
Reference: Advances in Space Research, special issue on "X-ray Emission from Hot Stars and their Winds"
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: arXiv:1509.06480
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 24, 2015
 
Magnetically Confined Wind Shocks in X-rays - a Review
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Asif ud-Doula (1), Yael Naze (2)
Reference: accepted for publication by Advances in Space Research (special issue "X-ray emission from hot stars and their winds")
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1509.06482
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 23, 2015
 
Accurate fundamental parameters and distance to a massive early-type eclipsing binary in the Danks 2 cluster
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M. Kourniotis$^1,2$, A.Z. Bonanos$^1$, S.J. Williams$^1$, N. Castro$^3$, E. Koumpia$^4$, J.L. Prieto$^5,6$
Reference: A&A, in press.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.05939
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 14, 2015
 
Cold gas in hot star clusters: the wind from the red supergiant W26 in Westerlund 1
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Jonathan Mackey (1,2), Norberto Castro (2), Luca Fossati (2), Norbert Langer (2)
Reference: DOI:10.1051/0004-6361/201526159, arXiv:1508.07003
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv150807003M
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 3, 2015
 
Characterizing the Rigidly Rotating Magnetosphere Stars HD 345439 and HD 23478
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J. P. Wisniewski(1), S. D. Chojnowski(2), J.R.A. Davenport(3), J. Bartz(4), J. Pepper(4), D. G. Whelan(5), S. S. Eikenberry(6), J. R. Lomax(1), S. R. Majewski(7), N.D. Richardson(8,9), M. Skrutskie(7)
Reference: Accepted in ApJL
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1509.00128
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 2, 2015
 
Shape and evolution of wind-blown bubbles of massive stars: on the effect of the interstellar magnetic field
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Allard Jan van Marle$^{1,2}$, Zakaria Meliani$^{3,4}$, and Alexandre Marcowith$^5$
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1509.00192
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 2, 2015
 
Massive star population synthesis with binaries
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D. Vanbeveren and N. Mennekens
Reference: Review paper to appear in the conference proceedings of the June 2015 Potsdam WR workshop, edited by W.-R. Hamann, A. Sander, and H. Todt
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: arXiv: 1508.04282
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 1, 2015
 
Massive star evolution in close binaries:conditions for homogeneous chemical evolution
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H.F. Song (1,3), G. Meynet(2), A. Maeder(2), S. Ekstrom(2), P. Eggenberger(2)
Reference: in press for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.06094
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 26, 2015
 
Fe xxv line profiles in colliding wind binaries
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Gregor Rauw (1), Enmanuelle Mossoux (2), Yael Naze (1)
Reference: New Astronomy, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.04965
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 22, 2015
 
Fizeau exchange visitors program - call for applications
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J. Hron & L. Misoni
Reference: www.european-interferometry.eu
Status: Other
Weblink: www.european-interferometry.eu
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 20, 2015
 
Effect of scattering on the transonic solution topology and intrinsic variability of line-driven stellar winds
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Jon O. Sundqvist(1,2), Stanley P. Owocki(1)
Reference: 10 pages, 6 figures (incl. 1 Appendix), accepted for publication in MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.02955
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 13, 2015
 
The Importance of Wolf-Rayet Ionization and Feedback on Super Star Cluster Evolution
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Kimberly R. Sokal (1), Kelsey E. Johnson (1), Philip Massey (2), Remy Indebetouw (1,3)
Reference: To appear in the conference proceedings of the June 2015 Potsdam Wolf-Rayet workshop, edited by W.-R. Hamann, A. Sander, and H. Todt.
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.00572
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 5, 2015
 
X-ray emission from the giant magnetosphere of the magnetic O-type star NGC 1624-2
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V. Petit (1), D. H. Cohen (2), G. A. Wade (3), Y. Nazé (4), S. P. Owocki (5), J. O. Sundqvist (5), A. ud-Doula (6), A. Fullerton (7), M. Leutenegger (8,9), M. Gagné (10)
Reference: MNRAS, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.08621
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 31, 2015
 
The Discovery and Physical Parameterization of a New Type of Wolf-Rayet Star
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K. F. Neugent (1), P. Massey (1), D. J. Hillier (2), and N. I. Morrell (3)
Reference: To appear in the proceedings of the Potsdam Wolf-Rayet workshop
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.07154
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 29, 2015
 
A Coordinated X-ray and Optical Campaign of the Nearest Massive Eclipsing Binary, $delta$ Orionis Aa: III. Analysis of Optical Photometric MOST and Spectroscopic (Ground Based) Variations
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Herbert Pabloaltaffilmark{1}, Noel D. Richardsonaltaffilmark{1}, Anthony F. J. Moffataltaffilmark{1}, Michael Corcoranaltaffilmark{2,3}, Tomer Shenaraltaffilmark{4}, Omar Benvenutoaltaffilmark{5,6}, Jim Fulleraltaffilmark{7,8}, Ya"el Naz'ealtaffilmark{9}, Jennifer L. Hoffmanaltaffilmark{10}, Anatoly Miroshnichenkoaltaffilmark{11}, Jes{'us} Ma'iz Apell'anizaltaffilmark{12}, Nancy Evansaltaffilmark{13}, Thomas Eversbergaltaffilmark{14}, Ken Gayleyaltaffilmark{15}, Ted Gullaltaffilmark{16}, Kenji Hamaguchialtaffilmark{2}, Wolf-Rainer Hamannaltaffilmark{4}, Huib Henrichsaltaffilmark{17}, Tabetha Holealtaffilmark{18}, Richard Ignacealtaffilmark{18}, Rosina Ipingaltaffilmark{3}, Jennifer Laueraltaffilmark{13}, Maurice Leuteneggeraltaffilmark{8}, Jamie Lomaxaltaffilmark{19}, Joy Nicholsaltaffilmark{13}, Lida Oskinovaaltaffilmark{4}, Stan Owockialtaffilmark{20}, Andy Pollockaltaffilmark{21}, Christopher M. P. Russellaltaffilmark{22,23}, Wayne Waldronaltaffilmark{24}, Christian Builaltaffilmark{25}, Thierry Garrelaltaffilmark{26}, Keith Grahamaltaffilmark{27}, Bernard Heathcotealtaffilmark{28}, Thierry Lemoultaltaffilmark{29}, Dong Lialtaffilmark{30}, Benjamin Mauclairealtaffilmark{31}, Mike Potteraltaffilmark{32}, Jose Ribeiroaltaffilmark{33}, Jaymie Matthewsaltaffilmark{34}, Chris Cameronaltaffilmark{35}, David Guentheraltaffilmark{36}, Rainer Kuschnigaltaffilmark{34,37}, Jason Rowealtaffilmark{38}, Slavek Rucinskialtaffilmark{39}, Dimitar Sasselovaltaffilmark{40}, and Werner Weissaltaffilmark{37}
Reference: apj516687
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 28, 2015
 
A Coordinated X-ray and Optical Campaign of the Nearby Massive Binary Delta Orionis Aa: II. X-ray Variability
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J. Nichols$^{1}$, D. P. Huenemoerder$^{2}$, M. F. Corcoran$^{3}$, W. Waldron$^{4}$, Y. Naz'e$^{5}$, A. M. T. Pollock$^{6}$, A. F. J. Moffat$^{7}$, J. Lauer$^{1}$, T. Shenar$^{8}$, C. M. P. Russell$^{15,16}$, N. D. Richardson$^{7}$, H. Pablo$^{7}$, N. R. Evans$^{1}$, K. Hamaguchi$^{3,9}$,T. Gull$^{10}$, W.-R. Hamann $^{8}$, L. Oskinova$^{8}$, R. Ignace $^{11}$, Jennifer L. Hoffman$^{12}$, K. T. Hole$^{13}$, and J. R. Lomax$^{14}$
Reference: ApJ (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.04972
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 28, 2015
 
A Coordinated X-ray and Optical Campaign on the Nearest Massive Eclipsing Binary, Delta Ori Aa: I. Overview of the X-ray Spectrum
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M. F. Corcoran$^{1,2}$, J. S. Nichols$^{3}$, H. Pablo$^{4}$, T. Shenar$^{5}$, A. M. T. Pollock$^{6}$, W. L. Waldron$^{7}$, A. F. J. Moffat$^{4}$, N. D. Richardson$^{4}$, C. M. P. Russell$^{8}$, K. Hamaguchi$^{1,9}$, D. P. Huenemoerder$^{10}$, L. Oskinova$^{5}$, W.-R. Hamann$^{5}$, Y. Naz'e$^{11, 23}$, R. Ignace$^{12}$, N. R. Evans$^{13}$, J. R. Lomax$^{14}$, J. L. Hoffman$^{15}$, K. Gayley$^{16}$, S. P. Owocki$^{17}$, M. Leutenegger$^{1,9}$, T. R. Gull$^{18}$, K. T. Hole$^{19}$, J. Lauer$^{3}$, & R. C. Iping$^{20,21}$
Reference: ApJ (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.05101
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 28, 2015
 
Finding Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Local Group
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Philip Massey (1), Kathryn F. Neugent (1), and Nidia Morrell (2)
Reference: To appear in the proceedings of the Potsdam Wolf-Rayet Workshop, ed. W.-R. Hamann, A. Sander, & H. Todt
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.07297
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 27, 2015
 
The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey XXI. Stellar spin rates of O-type spectroscopic binaries
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O.H. Ramírez-Agudelo$^{1}$, H. Sana$^{2}$, S.E. de Mink$^{1}$, V. Hénault-Brunet$^{3}$, A. de Koter $^{1,4}$, N. Langer$^{5}$, F. Tramper$^{1}$, G. Gr"afener$^{6}$, C.J. Evans$^{7}$, J.S. Vink$^{6}$, P.L. Dufton$^{8}$, and W.D. Taylor$^{7}$
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv150702286R
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 22, 2015
 
Wolf-Rayet stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud: I. Analysis of the single WN stars
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R. Hainich(1), D. Pasemann(1,2), H. Todt(1), T. Shenar(1), A. Sander(1), and W.-R. Hamann(1)
Reference: Accepted for publication in A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.04000
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 21, 2015
 
OBSERVATIONAL CONSEQUENCES OF TURBULENT PRESSURE IN THE ENVELOPES OF MASSIVE STARS
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Luca Grassitelli(1), Luca Fossati(1),Sergio Simon-Diaz(2,3), Norbert Langer(1),Norberto Castro(1),Debashis Sanyal(1)
Reference: ApJ Letters
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1507.03988.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 17, 2015
 
The internal rotation profile of the B-type star KIC 10526294 from frequency inversion of its dipole gravity modes and statistical model comparison
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Santiago Andrés Triana, Ehsan Moravveji, Péter Pápics, Conny Aerts, Steven D. Kawaler, Joergen Christensen-Dalsgaard
Reference: Accepted for publication in ApJ
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv150704574A
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 17, 2015
 
B fields in OB stars (BOB): Detection of a strong magnetic field in the O9.7 V star HD54879
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N. Castro(1), L. Fossati(1), S. Hubrig(2), S. Simon-Diaz(3), M. Scholler(4), I. Ilyin(2), T. A. Carrol(2), N. Langer(1), T. Morel(5), F. R. N. Schneider(1,6), N. Przybilla(7), A. Herrero(3), A. de Koter(8), L. M. Oskinova(9), A. Reisenegger(10), H. Sana(11) and the BOB collaboration
Reference: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.03591
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 15, 2015
 
Kepler's first view of O-star variability: K2 data of five O stars in Campaign 0 as a proof-of-concept for O-star asteroseismology
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Buysschaert, B.; Aerts, C.; Bloemen, S.; Debosscher, J.; Neiner, C.; Briquet, M.; Vos, J.; Papics, P.; Manick, R.; Schmid, V.; Van Winkel, H.; Tkachenko, A.
Reference: Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv150703091B
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 14, 2015
 
Spectral Variations of Of?p Oblique Magnetic Rotator Candidates in the Magellanic Clouds
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Nolan R. Walborn (1), Nidia I. Morrell (2), Yael Naze (3), Gregg A. Wade (4), Stefano Bagnulo (5), Rodolfo H. Barba (6), Jesus Maiz Apellaniz (7), Ian D. Howarth (8), Christopher J. Evans (9), Alfredo Sota (10)
Reference: accepted by AJ
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.02434
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 11, 2015
 
Massive stars on the verge of exploding: The properties of oxygen-sequence Wolf-Rayet stars
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Tramper, F.(1); Straal, S. M.(1,2); Sanyal, D(3).; Sana, H.(4); de Koter, A.(1,5); Gräfener, G.(6); Langer, N.(3); Vink, J. S.(6); de Mink, S. E.(1); Kaper, L.(1)
Reference: Accepted by A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.00839
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 9, 2015
 
A Consistent Spectral Model of WR 136 and its Associated Bubble NGC 6888
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J. Reyes-Pérez(1), C. Morisset(1), M. Peña(1), A. Mesa-Delgado(2)
Reference: accepted by MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1507.00051
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 2, 2015
 
UV and X-ray monitoring of CPD -28 2561
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Naze, Yael (1); Sundqvist, Jon O. (2,3); Fullerton, Alex W. (4); ud-Doula, Asif (5); Wade, Gregg A. (6); Rauw, Gregor (1); Walborn, Nolan R. (4)
Reference: accepted by MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1506.08572
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 1, 2015
 
Asymmetric supernova remnants generated by Galactic, massive runaway stars
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D. M.-A.~Meyer (1), N.~Langer (1), J.~Mackey (1), P.~F.~Vel'azquez (2) and A.~Gusdorf (3)
Reference: Meyer D. et al., MNRAS (450) 2015
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/abs/2015MNRAS.450.3080M
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 25, 2015
 
X-rays from the oxygen-type Wolf-Rayet binary WR30a
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S.A.Zhekov (1) and S.L.Skinner (2)
Reference: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/1506.04634
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 16, 2015
 
Observational signatures of convectively driven waves in massive stars
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C. Aerts & T. M. Rogers
Reference: ApJ Letters, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.06648
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 13, 2015
 
Tentative insight into the multiplicity of the persistent dust maker WR106 from X-ray observations
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De Becker, M.
Reference: 2015, New Astronomy, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://orbi.ulg.ac.be/handle/2268/182251
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 8, 2015
 
Long-term XMM-Newton investigation of two particle-accelerating colliding-wind binaries in NGC6604: HD168112 and HD167971
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De Becker, M.
Reference: 2015, MNRAS, 451, 5589-5599
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://orbi.ulg.ac.be/handle/2268/182374
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 8, 2015
 
Massive stars in the W33 giant molecular complex
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Maria Messineo(1,2), J. Simon Clark(3), Donald F. Figer(4), Rolf-Peter Kudritzki(5,11), Francisco Najarro(6), R. Michael Rich(7), Karl M. Menten(1), Valentin D. Ivanov(8,9), Elena Valenti(9), Christine Trombley(4), C.-H. Rosie Chen(1), Ben Davies(10)
Reference: 2015, ApJ, 805, 110
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/abs/2015ApJ...805..110M
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 3, 2015
 
Tight asteroseismic constraints on core overshooting and diffusive mixing in the slowly rotating pulsating B8.3V star KIC 10526294
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Ehsan Moravveji $^1$, Conny Aerts $^{1,2}$, Peter I. Papics $^1$, Santiago Andres Triana $^1$, Bram Vandoren $^1$
Reference: A&A in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv150506902M
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 31, 2015
 
An infrared diagnostic for magnetism in hot stars
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M. E. Oksala, J. H. Grunhut, M. Kraus, M. Borges Fernandes, C. Neiner, C. A. H. Condori, J. C. N. Campagnolo, T. B. Souza
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.01739
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 29, 2015
 
Revisiting the Rigidly Rotating Magnetosphere model for σ Ori E - II. Magnetic Doppler imaging, arbitrary field RRM, and light variability
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M. E. Oksala, O. Kochukhov, J. Krticka, R. H. D. Townsend, G. A. Wade, M. Prvak, Z. Mikulasek, J. Silvester, S. P. Owocki
Reference: MNRAS, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.04839
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 29, 2015
 
Simultaneous X-ray and optical spectroscopy of the Oef supergiant lambda Cep
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G. Rauw$^1$, A. Herve$^2$, Y. Naze$^1$, J.N. Gonzalez-Perez$^3$, A. Hempelmann$^3$, M. Mittag$^3$, J.H.M.M. Schmitt$^3$, K.-P. Schroeder$^4$, E. Gosset$^1$, P. Eenens$^4$, J.M. Uuh-Sonda$^4$
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.07714
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 29, 2015
 
A Modern Search for Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Magellanic Clouds. II. A Second Year of Discoveries
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Philip Massey (1), Kathryn F. Neugent (1), Nidia Morrell (2)
Reference: ApJ, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.06265
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 25, 2015
 
The flux-weighted gravity-luminosity relationship of blue supergiant stars as a constraint for stellar evolution
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Georges Meynet (1), Rolf-Peter Kudritzki (2, 3), and Cyril Georgy (4)
Reference: Astronomy and Astrophysics, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.00603
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 17, 2015
 
B fields in OB stars (BOB): FORS2 spectropolarimetric follow-up of the two rare rigidly rotating magnetosphere stars HD23478 and HD345439
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S. Hubrig(1), M. Schoeller(2), L. Fossati(3), T. Morel(4), N. Castro(3), L.M. Oskinova(5), N. Przybilla(6), S.S. Eikenberry(7), M.F. Nieva(6), N. Langer(3), the BOB collaboration
Reference: Accepted for publication as a letter to A&A.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.02447
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 15, 2015
 
Radiation-driven winds of hot luminous stars XVIII. The unreliability of stellar and wind parameter determinations from optical vs. UV spectral analysis of selected central stars of planetary nebulae and the possibility of some CSPNs as single-star supernova Ia progenitors
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T. L. Hoffmann, A. W. A. Pauldrach, and C. B. Kaschinski
Reference: Publication in A&A.
Pre-print available on astro-ph.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1307.2948
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 11, 2015
 
The little-studied cluster Berkeley 90. I. LS III +46 11: a very massive O3.5 If* + O3.5 If* binary.
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J. Maíz Apellániz, I. Negueruela, R. H. Barbá, N. R. Walborn, A. Pellerin, S. Simón-Díaz, A. Sota, A. Marco, J. Alonso-Santiago, J. Sanchez Bermudez, R. C. Gamen, and J. Lorenzo
Reference: Accepted for publication in A&A.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.06977
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 28, 2015
 
Surface abundances of ON stars
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F. Martins$^1$, S. Simon-Diaz$^2$$^3$, A. Palacios$^1$, I. Howarth$^4$, C. Georgy$^5$, N.R. Walborn$^6$, J.-C. Bouret$^7$, R. Barba$^8$
Reference: A&A accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.06194
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 27, 2015
 
A Survey of Extended H2 Emission from Massive YSOs
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Felipe Navarete(1), Augusto Damineli(1), Cassio L. Barbosa(2), Robert D. Blum(3)
Reference: To appear in the MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.06174
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 24, 2015
 
The IACOB spectroscopic database: recent updates and first data release
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S. Simón-Díaz (1,2), I. Negueruela, J. Maíz Apellániz, N. Castro, A. Herrero, M. Garcia, J. A. Pérez-Prieto, N. Caon, J. M. Alacid, I. Camacho, R. Dorda, M. Godart, C. González-Fernández, G. Holgado, K. Rübke
Reference: To appear in Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics VIII, Proceedings of the XI Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society held on September 8-12, 2014, in Teruel, Spain
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.04257
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 23, 2015
 
The Herschel view of the nebula around the luminous blue variable star AG Carinae
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C. Vamvatira-Nakou(1), D. Hutsemekers(1), P. Royer(2), N. L. J. Cox(2), Y. Naze(1), G. Rauw(1), C. Waelkens(2), M. A. T. Groenewegen(3)
Reference: A&A in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.03204
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 20, 2015
 
The origin of the puzzling hard X-ray emission of gamma Cassiopeiae
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Christian Motch (1), Raimundo Lopes de Oliveira (2,3), and Myron A. Smith (4)
Reference: ApJ in press.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.01105
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 16, 2015
 
A spectroscopic investigation of the O-type star population in four Cygnus OB associations. II. Determination of the fundamental parameters
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L.Mahy(1), G.Rauw(1), M. De Becker (1), P. Eenens (2), and C. A. Flores(2)
Reference: A&A in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.03107
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 15, 2015
 
Photometric identification of the periods of the first candidate extragalactic magnetic stars
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Yael Naze (1), Nolan R. Walborn (2), Nidia Morrell (3), Gregg A. Wade (4), Michal K. Szymanski (5)
Reference: accepted by A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.07654
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 30, 2015
 
On X-ray pulsations in beta Cephei-type variables
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Oskinova, L. M.; Todt, H.; Huenemoerder, D. P.; Hubrig, S.; Ignace, R.; Hamann, W.-R.; Balona, L.
Reference: A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.05749
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 27, 2015
 
A coordinated X-ray and Optical Campaign of the Nearest Massive Eclipsing Binary, delta Orionis Aa: IV. A multiwavelength, non-LTE spectroscopic analysis
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T. Shenar, L. Oskinova, W.-R. Hamann, M. F. Corcoran, A. F. J. Moffat, H. Pablo, N. D. Richardson, W. L. Waldron, D. P. Huenemoerder, J. Maíz Apellániz, J. S. Nichols, H. Todt, Y. Nazé, J. L. Hoffman, A. M. T. Pollock, I. Negueruela
Reference: To appear in the Astronomical Journal
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.03476
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 13, 2015
 
A New Luminous Blue Variable in M31
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Roberta M. Humphreys (1), John C. Martin (2) and Michael S. Gordon (1)
Reference: To appear in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 11, 2015
 
Eta Carinae's 2014.6 Spectroscopic Event: The Extraordinary He II and N II Features
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Kris Davidson(1), Andrea Mehner(2), Roberta M. Humphreys (1), John C. Martin (3), and Kazunori Ishibashi (4)
Reference: ApJ Letters, 801L, 15D
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 11, 2015
 
he Massive Star Population in M101. III. Spectra and Photometry of the Luminous and Variable Stars
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Skyler H. Grammer and Roberta M. Humphreys
Reference: To appear in the Astronomical Journal
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://etacar.umn.edu/LuminousStars/M101/
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 11, 2015
 
Mass-loss rates of Very Massive Stars
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Jorick S. Vink
Reference: Vink, J.S., 2015, ASSL 412, 77
Status: Other
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ASSL..412...77V
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 10, 2015
 
Very Massive Stars in the Local Universe
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Jorick S. Vink (Ed.)
Reference: Very Massive Stars in the Local Universe: , Astrophysics and Space Science Library, Volume 412. Springer 2015
Status: Other
Weblink: http://www.springer.com/astronomy/astrophysics+and+astroparticles/book/978-3-319-09595-0
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 10, 2015
 
3D Printing Meets Computational Astrophysics: Deciphering the Structure of Eta Carinae's Inner Colliding Winds
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Thomas I. Madura(1), Nicola Clementel(2), Theodore R. Gull(1), Chael J.H. Kruip(2), and Jan-Pieter Paardekooper(3,4)
Reference: For publication in MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.00716
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 5, 2015
 
On the consistent treatment of the quasi-hydrostatic layers in hot star atmospheres
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Andreas Sander (1), Tomer Shenar (1), Rainer Hainich (1), Angel Gímenez-García (2), Helge Todt (1), Wolf-Rainer Hamann (1)
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.01338
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 5, 2015
 
2.5D global-disk oscillation models of the Be shell star ζ Tauri I. Spectroscopic and polarimetric analysis
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C. Escolano (1), A. C. Carciofi (1), A. T. Okazaki (2), T. Rivinius (3), D. Baade (4), and S. Štefl (5)
Reference: A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.00590
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 3, 2015
 
The Massive Star Population of Cygnus OB2
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Nicholas J. Wright, Janet E. Drew, Michael Mohr-Smith
Reference: MNRAS, accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.05718
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 3, 2015
 
No breakdown of the radiatively-driven wind theory in low-metallicity environments
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J.-C. Bouret, T. Lanz, D. J. Hillier, F. Martins, W. L. F. Marcolino, E. Depagne
Reference: MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.05641
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 24, 2015
 
From the atmosphere to the circumstellar environment in cool evolved stars
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M. Wittkowski (1) and C. Paladini (2)
Reference: To appear in the Book of the VLTI School 2013, held 9-21 Sep 2013 Barcelonnette (France), "What the highest angular resolution can bring to stellar astrophysics?", Ed. Millour, Chiavassa, Bigot, Chesneau, Meilland, Stee, EAS Publications Series (2015)
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 23, 2015
 
Multiwavelength Observations of NaSt1 (WR 122): Equatorial Mass Loss and X-rays from an Interacting Wolf-Rayet Binary
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Jon C. Mauerhan (1), Nathan Smith (2), Schuyler D. Van Dyk (3), Katie M. Morzinski (2), Laird M. Close (2), Philip M. Hinz (2), Jared R. Males (2), and Timothy J. Rodigas (4)
Reference: MNRAS, 2015, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.01794
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 9, 2015
 
Orbital and Physical Properties of the sigma Ori Aa, Ab, B Triple System
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Simón-Díaz, S.; Caballero, J. A.; Lorenzo, J.; Maíz Apellániz, J.; Schneider, F. R. N.; Negueruela, I.; Barbá, R. H.; Dorda, R.; Marco, A.; Montes, D.; Pellerin, A.; Sanchez-Bermudez, J.; Sódor, Á.; Sota, A.
Reference: 2015, ApJ 799, 169S
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...799..169S
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 3, 2015
 
Polarimetric modeling of corotating interaction regions (CIRs) threading massive-star winds
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R Ignace^1, N St-Louis^2, F Proulx-Giradeua^2
Reference: Astronomy and Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.07563
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 30, 2015
 
Three-dimensional modeling of ionized gas. II. Spectral energy distributions of massive and very massive stars in stationary and time-dependent modeling of the ionization of metals in HII regions
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J. A. Weber, A. W. A. Pauldrach, T. L. Hoffmann
Reference: Publication in A&A.
Pre-print available on astro-ph.
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.05264
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 22, 2015
 
Early-time spectra of supernovae and their precursor winds: the luminous blue variable/yellow hypergiant progenitor of SN 2013cu
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Jose Groh
Reference: Groh, J. 2014, A&A 572, L11
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014A%26A...572L..11G
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 20, 2015
 
The Final Fate of Stars that Ignite Neon and Oxygen Off-center: Electron Capture or Iron Core-collapse Supernova?
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Samuel Jones(1), Raphael Hirschi(2,3), Ken'ichi Nomoto(3)
Reference: ApJ 797 83
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...797...83J
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 19, 2015
 
Code dependencies of pre-supernova evolution and nucleosynthesis in massive stars: evolution to the end of core helium burning
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S. Jones(1,2,*), R. Hirschi(2,3,*), M. Pignatari(4,*), A. Heger(5,6,7,*), C. Georgy(2), N. Nishimura(2,*), C. Fryer(8,*) & F. Herwig(1,7,*)
Reference: MNRAS 447, 3115-3129 (2015)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015MNRAS.447.3115J
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 19, 2015
 
What causes the large extensions of red-supergiant atmospheres? Comparisons of interferometric observations with 1-D hydrostatic, 3-D convection, and 1-D pulsating model atmospheres
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B. Arroyo-Torres (1); M. Wittkowski (2); A. Chiavassa (3); M. Scholz (4,5); B. Freytag (6); J. Marcaide (1,7); P. H. Hauschildt (8); P. R. Wood (9); F. J. Abellan (1)
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv150101560A
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 14, 2015
 
Spectroscopic variability of two Oe stars
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G. Rauw$^{1,2}$, T. Morel$^{1,2}$, Y. Naze$^1$, T. Eversberg$^{2,3}$, F. Alves$^2$, W. Arnold$^2$, T. Bergmann$^2$, N.G. Correia Viegas$^2$, R. Fahed$^{2,4}$, A. Fernando$^2$, J.N. Gonzalez-Perez$^5$, L.F. Gouveia Carreira$^2$, A. Hempelmann$^5$, T. Hunger$^2$, J.H. Knapen$^{2,6,7}$, R. Leadbeater$^2$, F. Marques Dias$^2$, M. Mittag$^5$, A.F.J. Moffat$^{2,4}$, N. Reinecke$^2$, J. Ribeiro$^2$, N. Romeo$^2$, J. Sanchez Gallego$^{2,6,8}$, E.M. Dos Santos$^2$, L. Schanne$^2$, J.H.M.M. Schmitt$^5$, K.-P. Schroeder$^9$, O. Stahl$^{2,10}$, Ba. Stober$^2$, Be. Stober$^2$, K. Vollmann$^{2,3}$
Reference: A&A (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.01377
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 8, 2015
 
First detections of FS CMa stars in clusters. Evolutionary state as constrained by coeval massive stars
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D. de la Fuente(1), F. Najarro(1), C. Trombley(2), B. Davies(3), and D. F. Figer(2)
Reference: Accepted for publication in A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1412.7988
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 2, 2015