HD 137510: An Oasis in the Brown Dwarf Desert*

  title={HD 137510: An Oasis in the Brown Dwarf Desert*},
  author={M. Endl and A. Hatzes and W. Cochran and B. Mcarthur and C. Prieto and D. B. Guenther and A. Bedalov},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
Since the beginning of precise Doppler surveys, which have had stunning success in detecting extrasolar planetary companions, one surprising enigma has emerged: the relative paucity of spectroscopic binaries where the secondary mass lies in between the stellar and planetary mass regime. This gap in the mass function for close-in (a < 3-4 AU) companions to solar-type stars is generally referred to as the "brown dwarf desert." Here we report the detection of a companion to HD 137510 (G0 IV), with… Expand
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  • Physics, Medicine
  • The Astrophysical journal
  • 2000
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