New Substellar Discoveries from Kepler and K2: Is There a Brown Dwarf Desert?

@article{Carmichael2019NewSD,
  title={New Substellar Discoveries from Kepler and K2: Is There a Brown Dwarf Desert?},
  author={Theron W. Carmichael and David W. Latham and Andrew M. Vanderburg},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={158}
}
We present the discoveries of a brown dwarf (BD) and a low-mass star from the Kepler and K2 missions. The newly discovered BD is EPIC 212036875b and the low-mass star is KOI-607b. EPIC 212036875b has a mass of Mb = 52.3 ± 1.9 MJ, a radius of Rb = 0.874 ± 0.017 RJ, and orbits its host star in P = 5.169885 ± 0.000027 days. Its host star is a late F-type star with M⋆ = 1.288 ± 0.065 M⊙, R⋆ = 1.498 ± 0.025 R⊙, and Teff = 6238 ±60 K. KOI-607b has a mass of Mb = 95.1 ± 3.4 MJ, a radius of Rb = 1.089… 

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