Imaging planets around nearby white dwarfs

@article{Burleigh2002ImagingPA,
  title={Imaging planets around nearby white dwarfs},
  author={M. Burleigh and F. Clarke and S. Hodgkin},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={331}
}
ABSTRA C T We suggest that Jovian planets will survive the late stages of stellar evolution, and that white dwarfs will retain planetary systems in wide orbits (* 5 au). Utilizing evolutionary models for Jovian planets, we show that infrared imaging with 8-m class telescopes of suitable nearby white dwarfs should allow us to resolve and detect companions * 3MJUP. Detection of massive planetary companions to nearby white dwarfs would prove that such objects can survive the final stages of… Expand

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