The UVMag space project: UV and visible spectropolarimetry of massive stars

@article{Neiner2014TheUS,
  title={The UVMag space project: UV and visible spectropolarimetry of massive stars},
  author={Coralie Neiner},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
  year={2014},
  volume={9},
  pages={389 - 390}
}
  • C. Neiner
  • Published 1 June 2014
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Abstract UVMag is a medium-size space telescope equipped with a high-resolution spectropolarimetrer working in the UV and visible domains. It will be proposed to ESA for a future M mission. It will allow scientists to study all types of stars as well as e.g. exoplanets and the interstellar medium. It will be particularly useful for massive stars, since their spectral energy distribution peaks in the UV. UVMag will allow us to study massive stars and their circumstellar environment (in… 

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