# New Debris Disks around Nearby Main-Sequence Stars: Impact on the Direct Detection of Planets

@article{Beichman2006NewDD,
title={New Debris Disks around Nearby Main-Sequence Stars: Impact on the Direct Detection of Planets},
author={Charles A. Beichman and Geoffrey C. Bryden and Karl R. Stapelfeldt and et al.},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
year={2006},
volume={652},
pages={1674-1693}
}
• C. Beichman, +1 author E. al.
• Published 21 November 2006
• Physics
• The Astrophysical Journal
Using the MIPS instrument on Spitzer, we have searched for infrared excesses around a sample of 82 stars, mostly F, G, and K main-sequence field stars, along with a small number of nearby M stars. These stars were selected for their suitability for future observations by a variety of planet-finding techniques. These observations provide information on the asteroidal and cometary material orbiting these stars, data that can be correlated with any planets that may eventually be found. We have…
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