DISCOVERY OF A BINARY BROWN DWARF AT 2 pc FROM THE SUN

@article{Luhman2013DISCOVERYOA,
  title={DISCOVERY OF A BINARY BROWN DWARF AT 2 pc FROM THE SUN},
  author={Kevin L. Luhman},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2013},
  volume={767}
}
  • K. Luhman
  • Published 11 March 2013
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal Letters
I am using multi-epoch astrometry from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) to search for new members of the solar neighborhood via their high proper motions. Through this work, I have identified WISE J104915.57−531906.1 as a high proper motion object and have found additional detections in images from the Digitized Sky Survey, the Two Micron All-Sky Survey, and the Deep Near-Infrared Survey of the Southern Sky. I have measured a parallax of 0.″496 ± 0.″037 (2.0 ± 0.15 pc) from the… 
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