Journal Article

Two new Wolf—Rayet stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Ian D. Howarth and Nolan R. Walborn

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Published on behalf of The Royal Astronomical Society

Volume 426, issue 3, pages 1867-1869
Published in print November 2012 | ISSN: 0035-8711
Published online November 2012 | e-ISSN: 1365-2966 | DOI:
Two new Wolf—Rayet stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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We report the discovery of two previously unknown WN3 stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). Both are bright (15th magnitude), isolated and located in regions covered in earlier surveys, although both are relatively weak lined. We suggest that there may be O(10) remaining undiscovered WNE stars in the LMC.

Keywords: stars: Wolf-Rayet; Magellanic Clouds

Journal Article.  1797 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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