# Debris Disks around Sun-like Stars

@article{Trilling2008DebrisDA,
title={Debris Disks around Sun-like Stars},
author={David E. Trilling and Geoffrey C. Bryden and Charles A. Beichman and George H. Rieke and Kate Y. L. Su and J. Stansberry and Myra Blaylock and Karl R. Stapelfeldt and Jeffrey W. Beeman and Eugene E. Haller},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
year={2008},
volume={674},
pages={1086 - 1105}
}
• Published 29 October 2007
• Physics, Geology
• The Astrophysical Journal
We have observed nearly 200 FGK stars at 24 and 70 μm with the Spitzer Space Telescope. We identify excess infrared emission, including a number of cases where the observed flux is more than 10 times brighter than the predicted photospheric flux, and interpret these signatures as evidence of debris disks in those systems. We combine this sample of FGK stars with similar published results to produce a sample of more than 350 main sequence AFGKM stars. The incidence of debris disks is 4.2+ 2.0−1…
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