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New paper: Evolved Massive Stars at Low-metallicity II. Red Supergiant Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud Ming

Evolved Massive Stars at Low-metallicity II. Red Supergiant Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud Ming Yang, Alceste Z. Bonanos, Bi-Wei Jiang, Jian Gao, Panagiotis Gavras, Grigoris Maravelias, Shu Wang, Xiao-Dian Chen, Frank Tramper, Yi Ren, Zoi T. Spetsieri, Meng-Yao Xue We present the most comprehensive RSG sample for the SMC up to now, including 1,239 […]

Useful astronomical numbers

Just some useful numbers and units to remember and to have an easy access to! [last updated: 29 Dec 2011] >> Distance 1 AU = 150 x 106 km 1 pc = 3.09 × 1013 km = 206260 AU = 3.26 ly 1 ly = 9.4 x 1012 km = 64 x 103 = 0.31 […]