The H-R Diagrams of The LMC and SMC
We present new determinations of the H-R diagrams for luminous, hot stars in the LMC and the SMC. Using all available photometric and spectroscopic data, we discuss the conversion of the observed measurements to temperature and luminosity. The resulting H-R diagrams for normal stars confirm the upper luminosity limit, and also show an interesting “ridge” not noted before.
KeywordsEffective Temperature Spectral Type MAGELLANIC Cloud Evolutionary Track Large MAGELLANIC Cloud
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