A Keck LGS AO Search for Brown Dwarf and Planetary Mass Companions to Upper Scorpius Brown Dwarfs

Beth Biller, Katelyn Allers, Michael Liu, Laird Close, Trent Dupuy

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Abstract

We searched for binary companions to 20 young brown dwarfs in the Upper Scorpius association (145 pc, 5 Myr, nearest OB association) with the the Laser Guide Star adaptive optics system and the facility infrared camera NIRC2 on the 10 m Keck II telescope. We discovered a 0.14" companion (20.9+-0.4 AU) to the (
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JournalAstrophysical Journal
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2011

Keywords

  • astro-ph.SR

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