The Discovery of a 12th Wolf‐Rayet Star in the Small Magellanic Cloud

@article{Massey2003TheDO,
  title={The Discovery of a 12th Wolf‐Rayet Star in the Small Magellanic Cloud},
  author={Philip Massey and Knut A. G. Olsen and Joel Wm. Parker},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={2003},
  volume={115},
  pages={1265 - 1268}
}
We report the discovery of a relatively faint (V = 15.5) early‐type WN star in the SMC. The line strength and width of He ii λ4686 emission are similar to those of the other SMC WN stars, and the presence of N v λλ4603, 4619 emission (coupled with the lack of N iii) suggests that this star is of spectral type WN3–4.5, and thus is similar in type to the other SMC WR stars. Also like the other SMC WN stars, an early‐type absorption spectrum is weakly present. The absolute magnitude is comparable… 

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