A Catalog of Known Galactic K-M Stars of Class I Candidate Red Supergiants in Gaia DR2

@article{Messineo2019ACO,
  title={A Catalog of Known Galactic K-M Stars of Class I Candidate Red Supergiants in Gaia DR2},
  author={Maria Messineo and A. G. A. Brown},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={158}
}
We investigate individual distances and luminosities of a sample of 889 nearby candidate red supergiants (RSGs) with reliable parallaxes (ϖ/σϖ > 4 and RUWE < 2.7) from Gaia Data Release 2 (DR2). The sample was extracted from the historical compilation of spectroscopically derived spectral types by Skiff, and consists of K-M stars that are listed with class I at least once. The sample includes well-known RSGs from Humphreys, Elias et al., Jura & Kleinmann, and Levesque et al. Infrared and… 

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