Robo-AO Kepler Survey V: The effect of physically associated stellar companions on planetary systems

26 Apr 2018 Ziegler Carl Law Nicholas M. Baranec Christoph Howard Ward Morton Tim Riddle Reed Duev Dmitry A. Salama Maïssa Jensen-Clem Rebecca Kulkarni S. R.

The Kepler light curves used to detect thousands of planetary candidates are susceptible to dilution due to blending with previously unknown nearby stars. With the automated laser adaptive optics instrument, Robo-AO, we have observed 620 nearby stars around 3857 planetary candidates host stars... (read more)

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