A Search for Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud

@article{Massey2001ASF,
  title={A Search for Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud},
  author={Philip Massey and Alaine S. Duffy},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={550},
  pages={713 - 723}
}
We report on a comprehensive search for Wolf-Rayet (W-R) stars in the SMC using interference filter imaging. Photometry of over 1.6 million stellar images on multiple, overlapping fields covering 9.6 deg2 found the previously known W-R stars at very high significance levels, two known Of-type stars, plus additional candidates, which we examined with slit spectroscopy. We discovered two new Wolf-Rayet stars, both of type "WN3 + abs," bringing the total number in the SMC to 11. We discuss their… 

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