It is shown that most of usually apparently single nitrogen WR stars with ring emission nebulae around them (WN + Neb) are a probable product of the evolution of a massive close binary with initial masses of components exceeding ~20 MO.




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  • A. Tutukov
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  1. 1.Astronomical CouncilUSSR Ac. of Sci.USSR

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