# A Near-Infrared Survey of the Inner Galactic Plane for Wolf-Rayet Stars II. Going Fainter: 71 More New WR Stars

@article{Shara2011ANS,
title={A Near-Infrared Survey of the Inner Galactic Plane for Wolf-Rayet Stars II. Going Fainter: 71 More New WR Stars},
author={Michael M. Shara and Jacqueline K. Faherty and David R. Zurek and Anthony F. J. Moffat and Jill R. Gerke and Ren{\'e} Doyon and {\'E}tienne Artigau and Laurent Drissen},
journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
year={2011}
}
We are continuing a J, K and narrow-band imaging survey of 300 square degrees of the plane of the Galaxy, searching for new Wolf-Rayet stars. Our survey spans 150 degrees in Galactic longitude and reaches 1 degree above and below the Galactic plane. The survey has a useful limiting magnitude of K = 15 over most of the observed Galactic plane, and K = 14 (due to severe crowding) within a few degrees of the Galactic center. Thousands of emission line candidates have been detected. In… Expand
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