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Fraser
2011-May-14, 11:20 PM
The Sloan Low-mass Wide Pairs of Kinematically Equivalent Stars (SLoWPoKES) catalog was recently announced, containing 1,342 common proper motion pairs (i.e. binaries) which are all low mass stars in the mid-K and mid-M stellar classes – in other words, orange and red dwarves. These low mass pairs are all at least 500 astronomical units [...]

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