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Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 137, 117-145

The fourth catalogue of Population I Wolf-Rayet stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud[*]

J. Breysacher1 - M. Azzopardi2 - G. Testor3

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1 - European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2, D-85748 Garching bei München, Germany
2 - Observatoire de Marseille, 2 place Le Verrier, F-13248 Marseille Cedex 04, France
3 - Observatoire de Paris, Section de Meudon, DAEC, F-92195 Meudon Cedex, France

Received December 14, 1998; accepted March 1, 1999


The catalogue provides for each of the 134 W-R stars of Population I presently known in the Large Magellanic Cloud, accurate equatorial coordinates, photometric data, spectral classification, binary status, correlation with OB associations and HII regions. The miscellaneous designations of the stars are also listed. Although completeness is not pretended, results published during the last decade are highlighted in the notes given for each individual star. A uniform set of finding charts is presented.

Key words: Catalogs -- galaxies: Magellanic Clouds -- galaxies: stellar content -- stars: Wolf-Rayet

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