Testing the predicted mass-loss bi-stability jump at radio wavelengths

  title={Testing the predicted mass-loss bi-stability jump at radio wavelengths},
  author={P. Benaglia and J. Vink and J. Marti and J. M. Apell{\'a}niz and B. Koribalski and P. Crowther},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. Massive stars play a dominant role in the Universe, but one of the main drivers for their evolution, their mass loss, remains poorly understood. Aims. In this study, we test the theoretically predicted mass-loss behaviour as a function of stellar effective temperature across the so-called "bi-stability"jump. Methods. We observe OB supergiants in the spectral range 08-B3 at radio wavelengths to measure their thermal radio flux densities, and complement these measurements with data from… Expand
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  • Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2008
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