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The Wind Momentum-Luminosity relationship: blue supergiants in the spiral galaxy NGC 300

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 May 2016

Fabio Bresolin
Affiliation:
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Rolf-Peter Kudritzki
Affiliation:
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Wolfgang Gieren
Affiliation:
Universidad de Concepción, Departamento de Física, Casilla 160-C, Concepción, Chile

Abstract

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We have carried out the wind analysis of six A-type supergiants in NGC 300. The derived Wind Momentum-Luminosity Relationship is compared with that of Galactic and M 31 blue supergiants and with theoretical models.

Type
Part 1. Atmospheres of Massive Stars
Copyright
Copyright © Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2003 

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