A 3D Search for Companions to 12 Nearby M-Dwarfs

@article{Davison2015A3S,
  title={A 3D Search for Companions to 12 Nearby M-Dwarfs},
  author={Cassy L. Davison and Russel J. White and Todd J. Henry and Adric R. Riedel and Wei Chun Jao and John I Bailey and Samuel N. Quinn and Justin R. Cantrell and John P. Subasavage and Jennifer G. Winters},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2015}
}
We present a carefully vetted equatorial ($\pm$ 30$^\circ$ Decl.) sample of all known single (within 4'') mid M-dwarfs (M2.5V-M8.0V) extending out to 10 pc; their proximity and low masses make them ideal targets for planet searches. For this sample of 58 stars, we provide V$_J$, R$_{KC}$, I$_{KC}$ photometry, new low dispersion optical ($6000 - 9000$\AA) spectra from which uniform spectral types are determined, multi-epoch H$\alpha$ equivalent widths, and gravity sensitive $Na\,I$ indices. For… Expand
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