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Searching for Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs with 2MASS

Kirkpatrick, J. Davy and Skrutskie, Michael F. and Liebert, James and Luhman, Kevin and Fisher, Matt and Cutri, Roc and Beichman, Charles and Lonsdale, Carol and Reid, Neill and Monet, Dave and Dahn, Conard (1998) Searching for Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs with 2MASS. In: The Impact of Near-Infrared Sky Surveys on Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy. Astrophysics and Space Science Library. No.230. Springer , Dordrecht, pp. 109-113. ISBN 978-94-010-6110-0.

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We have begun to look for low-mass stars and brown dwarfs using data from the 2MASS Prototype Cameras. Reported here are some very early, yet very encouraging, results which demonstrate the ease with which 2MASS will uncover missing, very cool members of the solar neighborhood.

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Kirkpatrick, J. Davy0000-0003-4269-260X
Skrutskie, Michael F.0000-0001-8671-5901
Liebert, James0000-0002-9099-0102
Luhman, Kevin0000-0003-2822-2951
Cutri, Roc0000-0002-0077-2305
Beichman, Charles0000-0002-5627-5471
Lonsdale, Carol0000-0003-0898-406X
Additional Information:© 1998 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.
Subject Keywords:Proper Motion; Vanadium Oxide; Solar Neighborhood; Carbon Star; Optical Counterpart
Series Name:Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Issue or Number:230
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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