, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 227-306

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

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Abstract

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.

Visiting astronomer, Kitt Peak National Observatory and Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory.
Visiting astronomer, European Southern Observatory.