Confirmation of the planet hypothesis for the long-period radial velocity variations of β Geminorum

@article{Hatzes2006ConfirmationOT,
  title={Confirmation of the planet hypothesis for the long-period radial velocity variations of $\beta$ Geminorum},
  author={A. P. Hatzes and William D. Cochran and Moritz Guenther and Steven H. Saar and Gordon Arthur Hunter Walker and S. Yang and Michael Hartmann and Massimiliano Esposito and Diane Beverly Paulson},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2006},
  volume={457},
  pages={335-341}
}
Aims. Our aim is to confirm the nature of the long period radial velocity measurements for β Gem first found by Hatzes & Cochran (1993). Methods. We present precise stellar radial velocity measurements for the K giant star β Gem spanning over 25 years. An examination of the Ca II K emission, spectral line shapes from high resolution data ($R = 210\,000$), and Hipparcos photometry was also made to discern the true nature of the long period radial velocity variations. Results. The radial velocity… Expand
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