First HARPSpol discoveries of magnetic fields in massive stars

  title={First HARPSpol discoveries of magnetic fields in massive stars},
  author={E. Alecian and O. Kochukhov and C. Neiner and G. Wade and B. Batz and H. Henrichs and J. Grunhut and J. Bouret and M. Briquet and M. Gagne and Y. Naz{\'e} and M. Oksala and T. Rivinius and R. Townsend and N. Walborn and W. Weiss and The MiMeS Collaboration},
  journal={Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals},
In the framework of the Magnetism in Massive Stars (MiMeS) project, a HARPSpol Large Program at the 3.6m-ESO telescope has recently started to collect high-resolution spectropolarimetric data of a large number of Southern massive OB stars in the field of the Galaxy and in many young clusters and associations. We report on the first discoveries of magnetic fields in two massive stars with HARPSpol – HD 130807 and HD 122451, and confirm the presence of a magnetic field at the surface of HD 105382… Expand

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