The CHARA array angular diameter of HR 8799 favors planetary masses for its imaged companions

Date

2012

Authors

Baines, Ellyn
White, Russel J.
Huber, D.
Jones, Jeremy
Boyajian, T. S.
McAlister, H.
ten Brummelaar, Theo
Turner, Nils
Sturmann, J.
Goldfinger, P. J.

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IOP Publishing

Abstract

HR 8799 is an hF0 mA5 γ Doradus-, λ Bootis-, Vega-type star best known for hosting four directly imaged candidate planetary companions. Using the CHARA Array interferometer, we measure HR 8799's limb-darkened angular diameter to be 0.342 ± 0.008 mas (a

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Keywords: planetary systems; stars: fundamental parameters; stars: individual (HR 8799); techniques: high angular resolution; techniques: interferometric

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Astrophysical Journal, The

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Journal article

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Open Access

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DOI

10.1088/0004-637X/761/1/57

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