The search for very low mass (brown dwarf) stars as wide binaries

  • Ian D. Hepburn
Contributed Papers on Active Binary Stars
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 291)


The missing mass in the solar neighbourhood may be low mass (brown dwarf) companion stars in wide binaries. A search for these companions has been initiated using a new Photometric-camera.


Wide Binary Companion Star Spatial Area Initial Mass Function Type Star 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian D. Hepburn
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  1. 1.Astrophysics GroupImperial CollegeLondonEngland

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