# Stellar and substellar companions of nearby stars from Gaia DR2

@article{Kervella2019StellarAS,
title={Stellar and substellar companions of nearby stars from Gaia DR2},
author={Pierre Kervella and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Arenou and Franccois Mignard and Fr'ed'eric Th'evenin},
journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
year={2019}
}
Context. The census of stellar and substellar companions of nearby stars is largely incomplete, in particular toward the low-mass brown dwarf and long-period exoplanets. It is, however, fundamentally important in the understanding of the stellar and planetary formation and evolution mechanisms. Nearby stars are particularly favorable targets for high precision astrometry. Aims. We aim to characterize the presence of physical companions of stellar and substellar mass in orbit around nearby stars…
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