The Sixth Catalogue of galactic Wolf-Rayet stars, their past and present

@article{Hucht1981TheSC,
  title={The Sixth Catalogue of galactic Wolf-Rayet stars, their past and present},
  author={Karel A. Hucht and Peter S. Conti and Ingemar Lundstr{\"o}m and Bj{\"o}rn Stenholm},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={1981},
  volume={28},
  pages={227-306}
}
This paper presents the Sixth Catalogue of galactic Wolf-Rayet stars (Pop. I), a short history on the five earlier WR catalogues, improved spectral classification, finding charts, a discussion on related objects, and a review of the current status of Wolf-Rayet star research.The appendix presents a bibliography on most of the Wolf-Rayet literature published since 1867. 

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