The inflated radii of M-dwarfs in the Pleiades

  title={The inflated radii of M-dwarfs in the Pleiades},
  author={Richard Jackson and Constantine P. Deliyannis and Rhodes University and UK Indiana University and Usa},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
Rotation periods obtained with the Kepler satellite have been combined with precise measurements of projected rotation velocity from the WIYN 3.5-m telescope to determine the distribution of projected radii for several hundred low-mass ($0.1 \leq M/M_{\odot} \leq 0.8$), fast-rotating members of the Pleiades cluster. A maximum likelihood modelling technique, that takes account of observational uncertainties, selection effects and censored data, and considers the effects of differential rotation… 

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