Planet or brown dwarf? Inferring the companion mass in HD 100546 from the wall shape using mid-infrared interferometry

@article{Mulders2013PlanetOB,
  title={Planet or brown dwarf? Inferring the companion mass in HD 100546 from the wall shape using mid-infrared interferometry},
  author={Gijs D. Mulders and S. J. Paardekooper and Olja Pani'c and Carsten Dominik and Roy van Boekel and Thorsten Ratzka},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2013},
  volume={557}
}
Context. Giant planets form in protoplanetary disks while these disks are still gas-rich, and can reveal their presence through the annular gaps they carve out. HD 100546 is a gas-rich disk with a wide gap between a radius of similar to 1 and 13 AU, possibly cleared out by a planetary companion or planetary system. Aims. We aim to identify the nature of the unseen companion near the far end of the disk gap. Methods. We used mid-infrared interferometry at multiple baselines to constrain the… Expand
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