Tracing the young massive high-eccentricity binary system Theta 1 Orionis C through periastron passage

@article{Kraus2009TracingTY,
  title={Tracing the young massive high-eccentricity binary system Theta 1 Orionis C through periastron passage},
  author={Stefan Kraus and Gerd Weigelt and Yu. Yu. Balega and Jos{\'e} A. Docobo and K. H. Hofmann and Thomas Preibisch and Dieter Schertl and Vakhtang S. Tamazian and Thomas Driebe and Keiichi Ohnaka and Romain G. Petrov and Markus Schoeller and M. A. Smith},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2009},
  volume={497},
  pages={195-207}
}
Context. The nearby high-mass star binary system θ 1 Ori C is the brightest and most massive of the Trapezium OB stars at the core of the Orion Nebula Cluster, and it represents a perfect laboratory to determine the fundamental parameters of young hot stars and to constrain the distance of the Orion Trapezium Cluster. Aims. By tracing the orbital motion of the θ 1 Ori C components, we aim to refine the dynamical orbit of this important binary system. Methods. Between January 2007 and March 2008… 
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