The VLT-FLAMES survey of massive stars: constraints on stellar evolution from the chemical compositions of rapidly rotating Galactic and Magellanic Cloud B-type stars

Ian Hunter, I. Brott, N. Langer, D.J. Lennon, Philip Dufton, I.D. Howarth, Robert Ryans, Carrie Trundle, C.J. Evans, A. De Koter, Stephen Smartt

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Abstract

Aims. We have previously analysed the spectra of 135 early B-type stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) and found several groups of stars that have chemical compositions that conflict with the theory of rotational mixing. Here we extend this study to Galactic and Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) metallicities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)841-U342
Number of pages500
JournalAstronomy and Astrophysics
Volume496
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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