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The massive binary population of the starburst cluster Westerlund 1

Ritchie, B. W.; Clark, J. S. and Negueruela, I. (2010). The massive binary population of the starburst cluster Westerlund 1. Bulletin de la Societe Royales des Sciences de Liège, 80 pp. 628–633.

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Abstract

We present initial results from a long-baseline radial velocity survey for massive binaries in the cluster Westerlund 1. Four systems are examined: the dust-producing WC binary W239, the double-lined eclipsing binary W13, and the single-lined B0 supergiants W43a and W3003. Finally, the evolutionary implications for the population of massive stars in Westerlund 1 are discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: Not known
ISSN: 0037-9565
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 24652
Depositing User: J. Simon Clark
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2010 13:46
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2012 17:37
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24652
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