Reference : Studying bright, massive stars in the era of large telescopes I. General context
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Studying bright, massive stars in the era of large telescopes I. General context
Rauw, Grégor mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département d'astrophys., géophysique et océanographie (AGO) > Sciences spatiales >]
Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège
[en] stars: massive ; stars: fundamental parameters ; stars: emission-line ; stars: winds ; outflows ; stars: binaries: general
[en] Stars of spectral type O play a key role in many processes in our Galaxy and beyond. However, there are still a number of open issues about these massive and luminous objects that need to be ad-dressed. Several of these questions require (long-term) spectroscopic monitoring that is difficult to achieve with the highly-demanded equipment on most modern professional instruments. However, these kinds of studies offer an opportunity for collaborations between amateur spectroscopists and professional astrophysicists.

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