Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 161–172 | Cite as

Study of the Wolf-Rayet members of the cluster NGC 6231

  • B. S. Shylaja


Two Wolf-Rayet members of the cluster NGC 6231 are studied spectrophotometrically. HD 151932, a suspected variable, shows variations in the emission line flux as well as continuum magnitude measurements. An attempt is made to understand this variation as due to the asymmetric atmospheric structure. The other, HD 152270, a (WC7 + O) binary, shows variation of emission line flux for C III and C IV lines only. This variation is studied as a possible phenomenon of atmospheric eclipses.

Key words

stars, emission-line stars, Wolf-Rayet open clusters, NGC 6231 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. S. Shylaja
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  1. 1.Indian Institute of AstrophysicsBangalore

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