Evolved solar systems in Praesepe

Sarah L. Casewell, Matt R. Burleigh, Paul D. Dobbie, Ralf Napiwotzki

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Abstract

We have obtained near-IR photometry for the 11 Praesepe white dwarfs, to search for an excess indicative of a dusty debris disk. All the white dwarfs are in the DAZ temperature regime, however we find no indications of a disk around any white dwarf. We have, however determined that the radial velocity variable white dwarf WD0837+185 could have an unresolved T8 dwarf companion that would not be seen as a near-IR excess.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPlanetary Systems Beyond the Main Sequence
EditorsS Schuh, H Drechsel, U Heber
Place of PublicationMelville
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics (AIP)
Pages292-296
Number of pages5
Volume1331
ISBN (Print)978-0-7354-0886-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics

Keywords

  • White Dwarfs
  • clusters

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