A lunar occultation and direct imaging survey of multiplicity in the Ophiuchus and Taurus star-forming regions

  title={A lunar occultation and direct imaging survey of multiplicity in the Ophiuchus and Taurus star-forming regions},
  author={M. Simon and Andrea M. Ghez and Ch. Leinert and Luigi Dr. Cassar and Wen-Ping Chen and Robert R. Howell and Richard F. Jameson and Keith R. Matthews and Gerry X. Neugebauer and Andrea Richichi},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present an IR lunar occultation and direct imaging search for companions in the Ophiuchus star-forming region and update a similar search of the Taurus region. The search is sensitive to companions in the angular separation range 0.005-10 sec. In Ophiuchus, we surveyed 35 young star targets; this sample contains at least 10 binaries, two triples, and one quadruple. Ten of the companion stars are newly discovered. In Taurus, the survey now includes 47 systems among which there are at least 22… 

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