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Title: A VERY HIGH PROPER MOTION STAR AND THE FIRST L DWARF IN THE KEPLER FIELD

Abstract

We report two nearby high proper motion dwarfs of special interest identified using the Preliminary Data Release of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and the Two Micron All Sky Survey. WISEP J191239.91-361516.4 has a motion of 2.1 arcsec yr{sup -1}. Photometry identifies it as a mid-M dwarf. WISEP J190648.47+401106.8 is a spectroscopically confirmed L1 dwarf in the Kepler Mission field with a motion of 0.48 arcsec yr{sup -1}. The estimated distance is 17 pc. Both lie at relatively low galactic latitudes and demonstrate the possibility of discovering proper motion stars independent of the historic photographic sky surveys.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 (United States)
  2. Center for Astrophysics and Space Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21562506
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Astrophysical Journal Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 736; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1088/2041-8205/736/2/L34; Journal ID: ISSN 2041-8205
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; DWARF STARS; INFRARED SURVEYS; PROPER MOTION; GEOLOGIC SURVEYS; GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYS; MOTION; STARS

Citation Formats

Gizis, John E., Troup, Nicholas W., and Burgasser, Adam J.. A VERY HIGH PROPER MOTION STAR AND THE FIRST L DWARF IN THE KEPLER FIELD. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/736/2/L34.
Gizis, John E., Troup, Nicholas W., & Burgasser, Adam J.. A VERY HIGH PROPER MOTION STAR AND THE FIRST L DWARF IN THE KEPLER FIELD. United States. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/736/2/L34.
Gizis, John E., Troup, Nicholas W., and Burgasser, Adam J.. Mon . "A VERY HIGH PROPER MOTION STAR AND THE FIRST L DWARF IN THE KEPLER FIELD". United States. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/736/2/L34.
@article{osti_21562506,
title = {A VERY HIGH PROPER MOTION STAR AND THE FIRST L DWARF IN THE KEPLER FIELD},
author = {Gizis, John E. and Troup, Nicholas W. and Burgasser, Adam J.},
abstractNote = {We report two nearby high proper motion dwarfs of special interest identified using the Preliminary Data Release of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and the Two Micron All Sky Survey. WISEP J191239.91-361516.4 has a motion of 2.1 arcsec yr{sup -1}. Photometry identifies it as a mid-M dwarf. WISEP J190648.47+401106.8 is a spectroscopically confirmed L1 dwarf in the Kepler Mission field with a motion of 0.48 arcsec yr{sup -1}. The estimated distance is 17 pc. Both lie at relatively low galactic latitudes and demonstrate the possibility of discovering proper motion stars independent of the historic photographic sky surveys.},
doi = {10.1088/2041-8205/736/2/L34},
journal = {Astrophysical Journal Letters},
issn = {2041-8205},
number = 2,
volume = 736,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {8}
}