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International Deep Planet Survey

Post by Lazarus on 20th June 2012, 2:27 am

The International Deep Planet Survey I. The frequency of wide-orbit massive planets around A-stars

Obtaining an estimate on the frequency of massive wide-orbit planets around A stars.

They also discover new M-dwarfs in the Eta Pyxidis and Chi Capricorni systems.
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Re: International Deep Planet Survey

Post by Sunchaser on 20th June 2012, 7:46 am

I guess I better change my system that I have for Chi Cap in Celestia.... Very Happy

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Re: International Deep Planet Survey

Post by Sunchaser on 21st June 2012, 7:49 am

So if I'm to understand this correctly, the pair of M stars are (essentially) 9.5 AU away from Chi Cap A, and approx. .05 AU away from each other. Or are they orbiting 9.5 away from each other at a distance of 526+ AU from A?

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Re: International Deep Planet Survey

Post by Sirius_Alpha on 21st June 2012, 1:57 pm

I believe the latter is the correct interpretation.

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