Matthias Ammler-von Eiff
The Ursa Major (UMa) group is a nearby (<100pc) young (~300Myrs) moving group. Although its members are very interesting to search for and characterize sub-stellar companions by direct imaging, the UMa group has not yet been addressed as a whole. Our project looks for all close and faint companions of UMa group members within 30pc using coronagraphic imaging with NAOS/CONICA at the ESO VLT. The observations and the sample are described in more detail. Preliminary results are presented and complemented by a literature study of the overall multiplicity of UMa group members.
2008 January 16, 13:30
Centro de AstrofÝsica da Universidade do Porto (Auditorium)
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