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Science Highlights - Possible Disk Truncation in Ophiuchus Brown Dwarfs

May 26, 2017 12:23 PM

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Period: 2017/6/1 00:00 - 02:00 JST

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The sensitivity, resolution and the wavelength coverage of ALMA makes it an ideal tool for studying the properties of the cold outer disks of young stars and low mass objects. Such observations can aid us in understanding the formation of their central objects and their likelihood of ultimately hosting planets. In a recent Astronomy & Astrophysics paper, Dr. Testi and his collaborators made use of ALMA Band 7 to observe an unbiased sample of spectroscopically confirmed Ophiuchus brown dwarfs with infrared excesses.

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