A Spectroscopic Survey of Massive Stars in M31 and M33

@article{Massey2016ASS,
  title={A Spectroscopic Survey of Massive Stars in M31 and M33},
  author={Philip Massey and Kathryn F. Neugent and Brianna Smart},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2016}
}
We describe our spectroscopic follow-up to the Local Group Galaxy Survey (LGGS) photometry of M31 and M33. We have obtained new spectroscopy of 1895 stars, allowing us to classify 1496 of them for the first time. Our study has identified many foreground stars, and established membership for hundreds of early- and mid-type supergiants. We have also found 9 new candidate Luminous Blue Variables and a previously unrecognized Wolf-Rayet star. We republish the LGGS M31 and M33 catalogs with improved… 
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