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Quantitative Analysis of O-Type Stars Properties, at Low Metallicity

  • Jean-Claude Bouret (a1), Thierry M. Lanz (a2), Sara R. Heap (a2), Ivan Hubeny (a2), D. John Hillier (a3), Daniel J. Lennon (a4), Christopher J. Evans (a5) and Linda J. Smith (a5)...

Abstract

We have investigated the properties of main-sequence O-type stars in the SMC. Mass-loss rates, luminosities and T eff are much smaller for these stars than for Galactic ones, resulting in a steeper wind-momentum relation.

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Hubeny, I., Lanz, T. 1995, ApJ 439, 875.
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