Discovery of a Companion Candidate in the Hd169142 Transition Disk and the Possibility of Multiple Planet Formation

  • Maddalena Reggiani, Sascha P. Quanz, +13 authors Jose-Maria Torrelles
  • Published 2014


We present L and J-band high-contrast observations of HD169142, obtained with the VLT/NACO AGPM vector vortex coronagraph and the Gemini Planet Imager, respectively. A source located at 0”.156±0”.032 north of the host star (PA=7.4±11.3) appears in the final reduced L image. At the distance of the star (∼145 pc), this angular separation corresponds to a… (More)


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