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Studying bright, massive stars in the era of large telescopes.
I. General context
Stars of spectral type O play a key role in many processes in our Galaxy and beyond. However, there are still a number of open issues about these massive and luminous objects that need to be ad-dressed. Several of these questions require (long-term) spectroscopic monitoring that is difficult to achieve with the highly-demanded equipment on most modern professional instruments. However, these kinds of studies offer an opportunity for collaborations between amateur spectroscopists and professional astrophysicists.
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A propos de : Gregor Rauw
GAPHE, Institute for Astrophysics & Geophysics, Liège University, Allée du 6 Août, 17, 4000 Liège, Belgium