A Dust Ring around epsilon Eridani: Analog to the Young Solar System

@article{Greaves1998ADR,
  title={A Dust Ring around epsilon Eridani: Analog to the Young Solar System},
  author={J. Greaves and W. Holland and G. Moriarty-Schieven and T. Jenness and W. Dent and B. Zuckerman and C. Mccarthy and R. Webb and H. Butner and W. Gear and H. Center and Royal Observatory of Edinburgh and Dept of Astronomy Ucla and Smto University of Arizona and Mullard Space Science Laboratory and R. Laboratory},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={506}
}
  • J. Greaves, W. Holland, +13 authors R. Laboratory
  • Published 1998
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • Dust emission around the nearby star Eridani has been imaged using a new submillimeter camera (the Submillimetre Common-User Bolometer Array at the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope). At an 850 μm wavelength, a ring of dust is seen peaking at 60 AU from the star and with much lower emission inside 30 AU. The mass of the ring is at least ~0.01 M⊕ in dust, while an upper limit of 0.4 M⊕ in molecular gas is imposed by CO observations. The total mass is comparable to the estimated amount of material, 0… CONTINUE READING
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