Volume 626, June 2019
|Number of page(s)||39|
|Section||Catalogs and data|
|Published online||05 June 2019|
MONOS: Multiplicity Of Northern O-type Spectroscopic systems⋆
I. Project description and spectral classifications and visual multiplicity of previously known objects
Centro de Astrobiología, CSIC-INTA, Campus ESAC, Camino bajo del castillo s/n, 28 692 Vill. de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain
2 Departamento de Física Aplicada. Universidad de Alicante, Ctra. S. Vicente del Raspeig, 03 690S. Vicente del Raspeig, Spain
3 Departamento de Física y Astronomía, Universidad de La Serena, Av. cisternas 1200 norte, La Serena, Chile
4 Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, 38 200 La Laguna Tenerife, Spain
5 Departamento de Astrofísica, Universidad de La Laguna, 38 205, La Laguna Tenerife, Spain
6 Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía-CSIC, Glorieta de la astronomía s/n, 18 008 Granada, Spain
7 Instituto de Astrofísica de La Plata (CONICET, UNLP), Paseo del bosque s/n, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
8 Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, Apartado de correos 321, 38 700Santa Cruz de La Palma, La Palma, Spain
9 Agrupación Astronómica de Huesca, Parque Tecnológico Walqa, Parcela 13, 22 197 Huesca, Spain
10 Las Campanas Observatory, Carnegie Observatories, Casilla 601, La Serena, Chile
11 Department of Physics and Astronomy, State University of New York at Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14 454, USA
12 Departamento de Física, Ingeniería de Sistemas y Teoría de la Señal, Universidad de Alicante, Ctra. S. Vicente del Raspeig, 03 690S. Vicente del Raspeig, Spain
Accepted: 25 April 2019
Context. Multiplicity in massive stars is key to understanding the chemical and dynamical evolution of galaxies. Among massive stars, those of O type play a crucial role due to their high masses and short lifetimes.
Aims. MONOS (Multiplicity Of Northern O-type Spectroscopic systems) is a project designed to collect information and study O-type spectroscopic binaries with δ > −20°. In this first paper we describe the sample and provide spectral classifications and additional information for objects with previous spectroscopic and/or eclipsing binary orbits. In future papers we will test the validity of previous solutions and calculate new spectroscopic orbits.
Methods. The spectra in this paper have two sources: the Galactic O-Star Spectroscopic Survey (GOSSS), a project that obtains blue-violet R ∼ 2500 spectroscopy of thousands of massive stars, and LiLiMaRlin, a library of libraries of high-resolution spectroscopy of massive stars obtained from four different surveys (CAFÉ-BEANS, OWN, IACOB, and NoMaDS) and additional data from our own observing programs and public archives. We have also used lucky images obtained with AstraLux.
Results. We present homogeneous spectral classifications for 92 O-type spectroscopic multiple systems and ten optical companions, many of them original. We discuss the visual multiplicity of each system with the support of AstraLux images and additional sources. For eleven O-type objects and for six B-type objects we present their first GOSSS spectral classifications. For two known eclipsing binaries we detect double absorption lines (SB2) or a single moving line (SB1) for the first time, to which we add a third system reported by us recently. For two previous SB1 systems we detect their SB2 nature for the first time and give their first separate spectral classifications, something we have also done for a third object just recently identified as a SB2. We also detect nine new astrometric companions and provide updated information on several others. We emphasize the results for two stars: for σ Ori AaAbB we provide spectral classifications for the three components with a single observation for the first time thanks to a lucky spectroscopy observation obtained close to the Aa,Ab periastron and for θ1 Ori CaCb we add it to the class of Galactic Of?p stars, raising the number of its members to six. Our sample of O-type spectroscopic binaries contains more triple- or higher-order systems than double systems.
Key words: stars: kinematics and dynamics / stars: early-type / binaries: general
Table A.2 is also available at the CDS via anonymous ftp to cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr (18.104.22.168) or via http://cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/qcat?J/A+A/626/A20
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