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The impact and evolution of magnetic confinement in hot stars
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Zsolt Keszthelyi [1,2], Gregg A. Wade [1], Veronique Petit [3], Georges Meynet [4], Cyril Georgy [4]
Reference: to appear in proceedings of 'Stars with a stable magnetic field: from pre-main sequence to compact remnants' conference, held in Brno, Czech Republic, 28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017, Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnate Pleso, 2017
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.06886
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 21, 2017
 
Multiple, short-lived "stellar prominences" on the O giant xi Persei: a magnetic star?
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N. Sudnik(1) and H.F. Henrichs(2)
Reference: Contrib. Astron. Obs. Skalnat´e Pleso 48, 1 – 2, (2018)
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.02531
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 8, 2017
 
The Structure of the Young Star Cluster NGC 6231. II. Structure, Formation, and Fate
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Michael A. Kuhn (1,2), Konstantin V. Getman (3), Eric D. Feigelson (3,1), Alison Sills (4), Mariusz Gromadzki (5,1,2), Nicolas Medina (1,2), Jordanka Borissova (1,2), Radostin Kurtev (1,2)
Reference: AJ, 154, 214
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aa9177
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 8, 2017
 
The Evolution of Supermassive Population III Stars
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Lionel Haemmerlé $^1$, Tyrone. E. Woods $^2$, Ralf S. Klessen $^1,3$, Alexander Heger $^2$, and Daniel J. Whalen $^4$
Reference: MN-17-1478-MJ (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1705.09301.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 8, 2017
 
The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey
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Vink, Jorick S.; Evans, C. J.; Bestenlehner, J.; McEvoy, C.; Ramirez-Agudelo, O.; Sana, H.; Schneider, F.; VFTS
Reference: 2017, IAUS 329: "The Lives and Death-Throes of Massive Stars", eds. Eldridge, J.J.,Bray, J.C., McClelland, L.A.S., Xiao, L.
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv171011220V
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 3, 2017
 
Observational properties of massive black hole binary progenitors
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R. Hainich (1), L. M. Oskinova (1), T. Shenar (1), P. Marchant (2,3), J. J. Eldridge (4), A. A. C. Sander (1), W.-R. Hamann (1), N. Langer (2), and H. Todt (1)
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics (arXiv:1707.01912)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1707.01912
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on November 3, 2017
 
2D wind clumping in hot, massive stars from hydrodynamical line-driven instability simulations using a pseudo-planar approach
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J.O. Sundqvist (1), S.P. Owocki (2), J. Puls (3)
Reference: arXiv:1710.07780, Accepted for A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv171007780S
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 25, 2017
 
BRITE-Constellation high-precision time-dependent photometry of the early-O-type supergiant Zeta Puppis unveils the photospheric drivers of its small- and large-scale wind structures
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Tahina Ramiaramanantsoa (1,2), Anthony F. J. Moffat (1,2), Robert Harmon (3), Richard Ignace (4), Nicole St-Louis (1,2), Dany Vanbeveren (5), Tomer Shenar (6), Herbert Pablo (1,2), Noel D. Richardson (7), Ian D. Howarth (8), Ian R. Stevens (9), Caroline Piaulet (1), Lucas St-Jean (1), Thomas Eversberg (10), Andrzej Pigulski (11), Adam Popowicz (12), Rainer Kuschnig (13), Elzbieta Zoclonska (14), Bram Buysschaert (15,16), Gerald Handler (14), Werner W. Weiss (13), Gregg A. Wade (17), Slavek M. Rucinski (18), Konstanze Zwintz (19), Paul Luckas (20), Bernard Heathcote (21), Paulo Cacella (22), Jonathan Powles (23), Malcolm Locke (24), Terry Bohlsen (25), André-Nicolas Chené (26), Brent Miszalski (27,28), Wayne L. Waldron (29), Marissa M. Kotze (27,28), Enrico J. Kotze (27) and Torsten Böhm (30,31)
Reference: To appear in MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.08414
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 24, 2017
 
Winds from stripped low-mass Helium stars and Wolf-Rayet stars
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Jorick S Vink
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.02010
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 23, 2017
 
Are some CEMP-s stars the daughters of spinstars?
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Arthur Choplin (1), Raphael Hirschi (2,3,4), Georges Meynet (1) and Sylvia Ekstrom (1)
Reference: arXiv:1710.05564, Accepted in A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv171005564C
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 23, 2017
 
The dusty aftermath of SN Hunt248: merger-burst remnant?
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Jon C. Mauerhan, Schuyler D. Van Dyk, Joel Johansson, Ori D. Fox, Alexei V. Filippenko, Melissa L. Graham
Reference: Mauerhan, J. et al. 2017, MNRAS, in press, arXiv:1702.00430
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1702.00430
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 17, 2017
 
A dearth of OH/IR stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud
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Steven R. Goldman (1), Jacco Th. van Loon (1), José F. Gómez (2), James A. Green (3,4), Albert A. Zijlstra (5), Ambra Nanni (6), Hiroshi Imai (7), Patricia A. Whitelock (8,9), Martin A. T. Groenewegen (10), Joana M. Oliveira (1)
Reference: arXiv:1710.02184
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/bib_query?arXiv:1710.02184
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 17, 2017
 
An X-ray Study of Two B+B Binaries: AH Cep and CW Cep
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Ignace, Hole, Oskinova, Rotter
Reference: accepted to ApJ
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/1710.05764
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 17, 2017
 
Forming spectroscopic massive proto-binaries by disk fragmentation
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D. M.-A. Meyer (1) R. Kuiper (1) W. Kley (1) K. G. Johnston (2) E. Vorobyov (3,4,5)
Reference: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society:stx2551
arXiv:1710.01162
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv171001162M
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on October 6, 2017
 
Multi-epoch VLTI-PIONIER imaging of the supergiant V766 Cen: Image of the close companion in front of the primary
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M. Wittkowski (1), F. J. Abellan (2), B. Arroyo-Torres (3,4), A. Chiavassa (5), J. C. Guirado (2,6), J. M. Marcaide (2), A. Alberdi (3), W. J. de Wit (7), K.-H. Hofmann (8), A. Meilland (5), F. Millour (5), S. Mohamed (9,10,11), J. Sanchez-Bermudez (12)
Reference: A&A, 606, L1
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2017/10/aa31569-17/aa31569-17.html
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 29, 2017
 
Fizeau exchange visitors program in optical interferometry - call for applications
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Josef Hron & Peter Abraham
Reference: www.european-interferometry.eu
Status: Other
Weblink: www.european-interferometry.eu
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 12, 2017
 
A Tale of Two Impostors: SN2002kg and SN1954J in NGC 2403
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Roberta M.. Humphreys(1), Kris Davidson(1), Schuyler D. Van Dyk(2) and Michael S. Gordon(1)
Reference: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv170901528H
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 11, 2017
 
Close binary evolution. III. Impact of tides, wind magnetic braking and internal angular momentum transport
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H.F. Song{1,2,3}, G. Meynet{2}, A. Maeder{2}, S. Ekstrom{2}, P. Eggenberger{2}, C. Georgy{2}, Y. Qin{2,4}, T. Fragos{2}, M. Soerensen{2}, F. Barblan{2}, G. A. Wade{5}
Reference: Astronomy and Astrophysics, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.01902
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 7, 2017
 
Emission Lines in the Near-infrared Spectra of the Infrared Quintuplet Stars in the Galactic Center
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F. Najarro^1, T.R. Geballe^2, D.F. Figer^3 and D. de la Fuente^4
Reference: Published in ApJ Aug 20, 2017
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://lanl.arxiv.org/pdf/1707.06894v1
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 5, 2017
 
X-rays from the colliding wind binary WR 146
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Svetozar A. Zhekov
Reference: Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.01023
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 5, 2017
 
Properties of six short-period massive binaries: a study of the effects of binarity on surface chemical abundances
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Fabrice Martins$^1$, Laurent Mahy$^2,3$, Anthony Hervé$^1$
Reference: Acepted in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.00937
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on September 5, 2017
 
Variable millimetre radiation from the colliding-wind binary Cyg OB2 #8A
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R. Blomme (1), D. M. Fenech (2), R. K. Prinja (2), J. M. Pittard (3), J. C. Morford (2)
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.04834
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 17, 2017
 
A combined HST and XMM-Newton campaign for the magnetic O9.7 V star HD 54879: constraining the weak-wind problem of massive stars
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T. Shenar(1), L. M. Oskinova, S. P. Järvinen, P. Luckas, R. Hainich, H. Todt, S. Hubrig, A. A. C. Sander, I. Ilyin, W.-R. Hamann
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.01261
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 15, 2017
 
A deep near-infrared spectroscopic survey of the Scutum-Crux arm for Wolf-Rayet stars
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C K Rosslowe, Paul A Crowther
Reference: MNRAS in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 11, 2017
 
Exact Analytic Solutions for a Ballistic Orbiting Wind
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Francis P. Wilkin, Harry Hausner
Reference: Published in ApJ July 20, 2017
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1707.02505.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 9, 2017
 
The variability of the BRITE-est Wolf-Rayet binary, $\gamma^2$ Velorum I. Photometric and spectroscopic evidence for colliding winds
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Noel Richardson et al.
Reference: MNRAS, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1707.03390
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on August 2, 2017
 
Properties of O dwarf stars in 30 Doradus
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Carolina Sab\'in-Sanjuli\'an
Reference: arXiv1707.04209
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 19, 2017
 
CMF models of hot star winds II. Reduction of O star wind mass-loss rates in global models
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Jiri Krticka, Jiri Kubat
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv170606194K
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 12, 2017
 
An X-ray view of HD166734, a massive supergiant system
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Yael Naze, Eric Gosset, Laurent Mahy, Elliot Ross Parkin
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1707.02064
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 10, 2017
 
A modern study of HD166734: a massive supergiant system
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L. Mahy (1,5), Y. Damerdji (2,1), E. Gosset (1), C. Nitschelm (3), P. Eenens (4), H. Sana (5), and A. Klotz (6)
Reference: A&A accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1707.02060
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 10, 2017
 
Luminous and Variable Stars in M31 and M33 V. The Upper HR Diagram}
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Roberta M Humphreys^1, Kris Davidson^1, David Hahn^1, John C. Martin^2 and Kerstin Weis^3
Reference: To appear in the Astrophysical Journal
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 6, 2017
 
MULTI-EPOCH BVRI PHOTOMETRY OF LUMINOUS STARS IN M31 AND M33
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John C. Martin^1 and Roberta M. Humphreys^2
Reference: To appear in the Astronomical Journal
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on July 6, 2017
 
Observed properties of red supergiant and massive AGB star populations
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Jacco Th. van Loon
Reference: Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana, eds. Amanda Karakas, Paolo Ventura, Flavia Dell'Agli and Marcella Di Criscienzo
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.01729
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 26, 2017
 
Mass loss rates from mid-IR excesses in LMC and SMC O stars
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D. Massa A.W. Fullerton R.K. Prinja
Reference: MNRAS in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 21, 2017
 
Investigating the origin of cyclical wind variability in hot, massive stars - II. Hydrodynamical simulations of co-rotating interaction regions using realistic spot parameters for the O giant $\xi$ Persei
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Alexandre David-Uraz (1,2,3), Stan P. Owocki (4), Gregg A. Wade (1), Jon O. Sundqvist (5,6), N. Dylan Kee (4,7)
Reference: To appear in MNRAS Main Journal
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1706.03647
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 13, 2017
 
The Evolution of Massive Stars: Bridging the Gap in the Local Group
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Philip Massey (1), Kathryn F. Neugent (1), and Emily M. Levesque (2)
Reference: To appear in Philosophical Transactions A, from the conference "Bridging the Gap: from Massive Stars to Supernovae."
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.02786
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 11, 2017
 
The Luminous Blue Variable RMC 127 as Seen with ALMA and ATCA
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C. Agliozzo (1,2), C. Trigilio (3), G. Pignata (2,1) , N. M. Phillips (4,5), R. Nikutta (6,7), P. Leto (3), G. Umana (3), A. Ingallinera (3), C. Buemi (3), F. E. Bauer (1,7,8), R. Paladini (9), A. Noriega-Crespo (10), J. L. Prieto (1,11), M. Massardi (12), and L. Cerrigone (13)
Reference: ApJ, published online
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aa72a1/meta
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 5, 2017
 
The Structure of the Young Star Cluster NGC 6231. I. Stellar Population
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Michael A. Kuhn$^{1,2}$, Nicol\'as Medina$^{1,2}$, Konstantin V. Getman$^{3}$, Eric D. Feigelson$^{3,1}$, Mariusz Gromadzki$^{4,1,2}$, Jordanka Borissova$^{1,2}$, Radostin Kurtev$^{1,2}$
Reference: AJ (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.00017
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on June 2, 2017
 
Mid-infrared observations of O-type stars: spectral morphology
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Wagner L. F. Marcolino (1), Jean-Claude Bouret (2), Thierry Lanz (3), Donavan S. Maia (1), Marc Audard (4)
Reference: MNRAS
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.04244
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 12, 2017
 
Gas kinematics in massive star-forming regions from the Perseus spiral arm
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M.S. Kirsanova$^1$, A.M. Sobolev$^2$, M. Thomasson$^3$
Reference: Astronomy reports, accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.02197
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 11, 2017
 
Dust dynamics and evolution in HII regions - II. Effects of dynamical coupling between dust and gas
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V. V. Akimkin, M. S. Kirsanova, Ya. N. Pavlyuchenkov, D. S. Wiebe
Reference: MNRAS, accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.00269
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 11, 2017
 
Partial Mixing in Early-Type Main-Sequence B Stars
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E.I. Staritsin
Reference: Astronomy Reports
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 10, 2017
 
Coupling hydrodynamics with comoving frame radiative transfer: I. A unified approach for OB and WR stars
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Andreas A.C. Sander, Wolf-Rainer Hamann, Helge Todt, Rainer Hainich, Tomer Shenar
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.08698
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on May 1, 2017
 
Observation of a Deep Visual "Eclipse" in the WC9-Type Wolf-Rayet Star, WR 76
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Rod Stubbings (1) and Peredur Williams (2)
Reference: JAAVSO (in Press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1704/1704.05720.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 28, 2017
 
The wind speeds, dust content, and mass-loss rates of evolved AGB and RSG stars at varying metallicity
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Steven R. Goldman (1), Jacco Th. van Loon (1), Albert A. Zijlstra (2), James A. Green (3,4), Peter R. Wood (5), Ambra Nanni (6), Hiroshi Imai (7), Patricia A. Whitelock (8,9), Mikako Matsuura (10), Martin A. T. Groenewegen (11), and José F. Gómez (12)
Reference: MNRAS, 465, 403 (2017)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017MNRAS.465..403G
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 26, 2017
 
The Evolution and Physical Parameters of WN3/O3s: a New Type of Wolf-Rayet Star
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Kathryn F. Neugent (1,2), Philip Massey (1,2), D. John Hillier (3), and Nidia I. Morrell (4)
Reference: ApJ, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.05497
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 19, 2017
 
Massive star formation by accretion II. Rotation: how to circumvent the angular momentum barrier?
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L. Haemmerlé (1,2), P. Eggenberger (1), G. Meynet (1), A. Maeder (1), C. Charbonnel (1,4), and R. S. Klessen (2,3)
Reference: DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201630149
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1703.08357.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 11, 2017
 
Observational signatures of past mass-exchange episodes in massive binaries: The case of LSS 3074
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Raucq, F.$^1$; Gosset, E.$^1$; Rauw, G.$^1$; Manfroid, J.$^1$; Mahy, L.$^1$; Mennekens, N.$^2$; Vanbeveren, D.$^2$
Reference: A&A in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.03247
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 3, 2017
 
Chemical abundances of fast-rotating massive stars. I. Description of the methods and individual results
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Cazorla, Constantin$^1$; Morel, Thierry$^1$; Naze, Yael$^1$; Rauw, Gregor$^1$; Semaan, Thierry$^{2,1}$; Daflon, Simone$^3$; Oey, M. S.$^4$
Reference: A&A in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.05592
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on April 3, 2017
 
Revealing the structure of the outer disks of Be stars
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Klement, R.(1,2); Carciofi, A.C.(3); Rivinius, T.(1); Matthews, L. D.(4); Vieira, R.G.(3); Ignace, R.(5); Bjorkman, J.E.(6); Mota, B.C.(3); Faes, D.M.(3); Bratcher, A.D.(6); Curé, M.(7); Štefl, S.
Reference: A&A (in press)
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629932
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 31, 2017
 
On the Absence of Non-thermal X-Ray Emission around Runaway O Stars
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Toala$^1$, Oskinova$^2$, Ignace$^3$
Reference: ApJL, 838, L19
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aa667c/pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 30, 2017
 
Wolf-Rayet spin at low metallicity and its implication for Black Hole formation channels
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Jorick S. Vink & Tim J. Harries
Reference: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Astro-ph 1703.09857
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.09857
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 30, 2017
 
Does the Wolf-Rayet binary CQ Cep undergo sporadic mass transfer events?
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G. Koenigsberger, W. Schmutz, S.L Skinner
Reference: A&A, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://www.fis.unam.mx/~gloria/2017feb24_CQCep_paper.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 28, 2017
 
Massive stars in advanced evolutionary stages, and the progenitor of GW150914
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Hamann, W.-R.; Oskinova, L.; Todt, H.; Sander, A.; Hainich, R.; Shenar, T.; Ramachandran, V.
Reference: in: Proceedings of the IAU Symposium No. 329 "The lives and death-throes of massive stars" (in press) - arXiv:1702.05629
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://www.astro.physik.uni-potsdam.de/~www/research/abstracts/hamann-iau329.html
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 24, 2017
 
First Detection of Mid-Infrared Variability from an Ultraluminous X-Ray Source Holmberg II X-1
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Ryan M. Lau (1,2), Marianne Heida (2), Mansi M. Kasliwal (2), Dominic J. Walton (3)
Reference: Accepted by ApJ Letters
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.03802
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 15, 2017
 
The early B-type star Rho Oph A is an X-ray lighthouse.
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Ignazio Pillitteri $^1$ $^2$, Scott J. Wolk $^2$, Fabio Reale $^3$, and Lida Oskinova $^4$
Reference: A&A, accepted
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 14, 2017
 
Uncrowding R 136 from VLT/SPHERE extreme adaptive optics
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Z. Khorrami , F. Vakili , T. Lanz, M. Langlois, E. Lagadec , M. R. Meyer , S. Robbe-Dubois , L. Abe , H. Avenhaus , JL. Beuzit, R. Gratton , D. Mouillet , A. Origné , C. Petit, J. Ramos
Reference: Accpeted by A&A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1703.02876
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 9, 2017
 
Kepler sheds new and unprecedented light on the variability of a blue supergiant: gravity waves in the O9.5Iab star HD 188209
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Aerts, C.; Simon-Diaz, S.; Bloemen, S.; Debosscher, J.; Papics, P. I.; Bryson, S.; Still, M.; Moravveji, E.; Williamson, M. H.; Grundahl, F.; Fredslund Andersen, M.; Antoci, V.; Palle, P. L.; Christensen-Dalsgaard, J.; Rogers, T. M.
Reference: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv170301514A
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv170301514A
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 7, 2017
 
The evolution of magnetic fields in hot stars
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Mary E. Oksala(1,2), Coralie Neiner(2), Cyril Georgy(3), Norbert Przybilla(4), Zsolt Keszthelyi(5,6), Gregg Wade(5), Stephane Mathis(7,2), Aurore Blazere(8,2), Bram Buysschaert(2,9)
Reference: Proceeding -- IAUS329
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1702.06924
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on March 1, 2017
 
The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey XXVI: Properties of the O-dwarf population in 30 Doradus
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C. Sabín-Sanjulián(1,2), S. Simón-Díaz(3,4), A. Herrero(3,4), J. Puls(5), F. R. N. Schneider(6), C. J. Evans(7), M. Garcia(8), F. Najarro(8), I. Brott(9), N. Castro(10), P. A. Crowther(11), A. de Koter(12,13), S. E. de Mink(12), G. Gräfener(14), N. J. Grin(14), G. Holgado(3,4), N. Langer(14), D. J. Lennon(15), J. Maíz Apellániz(16), O. H. Ramírez-Agudelo(7), H. Sana(13), W. D. Taylor(7), J. S. Vink(17), N. R. Walborn(18)
Reference: arXiv:1702.04773
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 19, 2017
 
Recent advances in non-LTE stellar atmosphere models
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Andreas A.C. Sander
Reference: to be published in the Proceedings of the IAU Symposium No. 329 "The lives and death-throes of massive stars"
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1702.04798
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 17, 2017
 
The evolution of magnetic hot massive stars: Implementation of the quantitative influence of surface magnetic fields in modern models of stellar evolution
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Zsolt Keszthelyi [1,2], Gregg A. Wade [1], Veronique Petit [3,4]
Reference: to appear in Proceedings of IAUS 329
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1702.04460
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 15, 2017
 
The Red Supergiant Content of the Local Group
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Phil Massey (1,), Emily Levesque (2), Kathryn Neugent (1), Kate Evans (1,3), Maria Drout (4), Madeleine Beck (5)
Reference: To appear in The Lives and Death-throes of Massive Stars, Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 329.
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: http://arxiv.org/abs/1702.00221
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 3, 2017
 
How unique is Plaskett's star? A search for organized magnetic fields in short period, interacting or post-interaction massive binary systems
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Y. Naze (ULg), C. Neiner (ObsPM), J. Grunhut (ESO, Toronto Univ), S. Bagnulo (Armagh Obs), E. Alecian (IPAG, CNRS), G. Rauw (ULg), G.A. Wade (RMC), the BinaMIcS collaboration
Reference: MNRAS, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1701.05370
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on February 3, 2017
 
The detection of variable radio emission from the fast rotating magnetic hot B-star HR7355 and evidence for its X-ray aurorae
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P. Leto, C. Trigilio, L. Oskinova, R. Ignace, C.S. Buemi, G. Umana, A. Ingallinera, H. Todt, F. Leone
Reference: Leto et al., 2017, eprint arXiv:1701.07679
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: Not available
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 31, 2017
 
A Modern Search for Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Magellanic Clouds. III. A Third Year of Discoveries
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Philip Massey (1), Kathryn F. Neugent (1), and Nidia Morrell (2)
Reference: ApJ, in press
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1701.07815v1.pdf
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 26, 2017
 
Perspectives for observing hot massive stars with XMM-Newton in the years 2017 -- 2027
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Gregor Rauw
Reference: To appear in a special issue of Astronomical Notes. Proceedings of the workshop "XMM-Newton: The Next Decade", (ESAC, Villafranca del Castillo, Spain, 9-11 May 2016)
Status: Conference proceedings
Weblink: arXiv:1701.04557
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 18, 2017
 
Luminous and Variable Stars in M31 and M33. IV. Luminous Blue Variables, Candidates LBVs, B[e] Supergiants, and the Warm Hypergiants; How to Tell Them Apart
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Roberta M. Humphreys (1), Michael S. Gordon (1), John C. Martin (2), Kerstin Weis (3), and David Hahn(1)
Reference: To appear in the Astrophysical Journal
Status: Manuscript has been accepted
Weblink: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016arXiv161107986H
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 12, 2017
 
Monitoring Luminous Yellow Massive Stars in M33: New Yellow Hypergiant Candidates
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M. Kourniotis (1,2), A.Z. Bonanos (1), W. Yuan (3), L.M. Macri (3), D. Garcia-Alvarez (4,5,6), and C.-H. Lee (7)
Reference: A&A
Status: Manuscript has been submitted
Weblink: https://arxiv.org/abs/1612.06853
Submitted to the Massive Star Newsletter on January 5, 2017