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Wolf-Rayet Binaries

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 May 2016

Karel A. van der Hucht
Affiliation:
1 Space Research Organization Netherlands, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Bambang Hidayat
Affiliation:
2 ITB Observatorium Bosscha, Lembang, West Java, Indonesia

Abstract

A WR binary frequency of 37% is found in the VIIth Catalogue of Galactic Wolf-Rayet Stars. Indications are that perhaps all WR stars are binaries and thus that all WR stars point to massive binary formation regions.

Type
III. Main Sequence Binary Statistics
Copyright
Copyright © Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2001 

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