We are especially grateful to Linda Smith and Luc Dessart for observing WR124 at UKIRT, and for useful discussions. PAC is grateful to the STScI, in particular Antonella Nota, for financial support from the Visitors Fund where this work was initiated, and ST-ECF for support on a subsequent visit. PAC is funded by a Royal Society University Research Fellowship. OD acknowledges financial support from PPARC grant PPA/G/S/1997/00780. AdK acknowledges financial support from NWO Pioneer grant 600-78-333 to R.B.F.M. Waters and from NWO Spinoza grant 08-0 to E.P.J. van den Heuvel. The U.K. Infrared Telescope is operated by the Joint Astronomy Centre on behalf of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council.
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Online publication: October 14, 1999