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Table 1

Stellar sample discussed in this paper, along with classification and coordinates from Simbad.

Star Classification Distance RA(2000) Dec(2000)
kpc h mn s °

Pistol Star cLBV 81 17 46 15.24 28 50 03.58
WR102ka LBV, WN10 81 17 46 18.12 29 01 36.60
LBV1806-20 cLBV 11.82 18 08 40.31 20 24 41.10
HD 168625 cLBV, B6Ia 2.23 (2.84) 18 21 19.55 16 22 26.06
HD 168607 LBV, B9Ia 2.23 18 21 14.89 16 22 31.76
MWC930 LBV, B5-B9e 3.55 18 26 25.24 07 13 17.80
MWC314 LBV, B3Ibe 36 19 21 33.98 14 52 56.89

HD 152234 O9.7Ia+O8Va 1.917 16 54 01.84 41 48 23.01
WR102e WR, WC, “dustar”b 81 17 46 14.81 28 50 00.60
HD 164794 O3.5Vf++O5Vfc 1.11.88,9,10 18 03 52.45 24 21 38.63

Notes. Candidate LBV stars are identified with “cLBV”. They are ordered following their classification and right ascension.

(a)

Classification from Sana et al. (2008).

(b)

Star is in the Pistol Star field, and is considered to be a WR-“dustar” by Marchenko & Moffat (2007).

(c)

Classification from Rauw et al. (2012).

Reference. 1) Reid (1993); 2) Figer et al. (2004); 3) Chentsov & Gorda (2004); 4) Hutsemekers et al. (1994); Pasquali et al. (2002); 5) Miroshnichenko et al. (2005); 6) Miroshnichenko et al. (1998); 7) Ankay et al. (2001); 8) 1.58 kpc; Sung et al. (2000); 9) 1.79 kpc (Blomme & Volpi 2014; and references therein); 10) 1.1 kpc, Bondar (2012).

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