The Second Discovery from the COCONUTS Program: A Cold Wide-orbit Exoplanet around a Young Field M Dwarf at 10.9 pc

@article{Zhang2021TheSD,
  title={The Second Discovery from the COCONUTS Program: A Cold Wide-orbit Exoplanet around a Young Field M Dwarf at 10.9 pc},
  author={Zhoujian 周 健 Zhang 张 and Michael C. Liu and Zachary R. Claytor and William M. J. Best and Trent J. Dupuy and Robert J. Siverd},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2021},
  volume={916}
}
We present the identification of the second discovery from the COol Companions ON Ultrawide orbiTS (COCONUTS) program, the COCONUTS-2 system, composed of the M3 dwarf L 34-26 and the T9 dwarf WISEPA J075108.79−763449.6. Given their common proper motions and parallaxes, these two field objects constitute a physically bound pair with a projected separation of 594″ (6471au). The primary star COCONUTS-2A has strong stellar activity (Hα, X-ray, and ultraviolet emission) and is rapidly rotating (Prot… Expand

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