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VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey

(VFTS)
(VLT spectroscopic survey of massive stars)

The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey (VFTS) is a spectroscopic survey of 900+ massive stars in the 30 Doradus region (i.e., Tarantula Nebula, an HII region) of the Large Magellanic Cloud, using the European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope FLAMES spectrograph in the 2008/2009 time frame.


(survey,stars,LMC)
Further reading:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017IAUS..329..279V/abstract
https://www.roe.ac.uk/~cje/tarantula/
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VFTSVFTS 682 
Coordinates:VFTS
J053838-690542

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