Spectral evidence for dust in late-type M dwarfs

H.R.A. Jones, Takashi Tsuji

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Abstract

We have found a dramatic change in the spectra of late-type M dwarfs at wavelengths shorter than 0.75 microns. Comparisons with synthetic spectra illustrate that this change is well explained by the presence of dust. It thus seems that a substantial part of the long-standing discrepancies between late-type M dwarf models and observations arises from dust as recently proposed by Tsuji, Ohnaka and Aoki (1996a).
Original languageEnglish
Article numberL39
JournalAstrophysical Journal Letters
Volume480
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Feb 1997

Keywords

  • astro-ph

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