REVISITING THE MODIFIED EDDINGTON LIMIT FOR MASSIVE STARS

@article{Ulmer1997REVISITINGTM,
  title={REVISITING THE MODIFIED EDDINGTON LIMIT FOR MASSIVE STARS},
  author={Andrew Ulmer and Edward L. Fitzpatrick},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={504},
  pages={200-206}
}
We have determined the location of the line-opacity modified Eddington limit for stars in the LMC using the most recent atmosphere models combined with a precise mapping to the H-R diagram through up-to-date stellar evolution calculations. While we find, in agreement with previous studies, that the shape of the modified Eddington limit qualitatively corresponds to the Humphreys-Davidson (HD) limit defined by the most luminous supergiants, the modified limit is actually a full magnitude higher… 

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