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The κ Andromedae system: New constraints on the companion mass, system age, and further multiplicity

Hinkley, Sasha; Pueyo, Laurent; Faherty, J.; Oppenheimer, Ben R; Mamajek, Eric E; Kraus, Adam L; Rice, Emily L; David, Trevor; Hillenbrand, Lynne; Vasisht, Gautam; Ireland, Michael

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κ Andromedae is a B9IVn star at 52 pc for which a faint substellar companion separated by 55 ± 2 AU was recently announced. In this work, we present the first spectrum of the companion, "κ And B," using the Project 1640 high-contrast imaging platform.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66443
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/779/2/153

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