Robo-AO Kepler Asteroseismic Survey. I. Adaptive Optics Imaging of 99 Asteroseismic Kepler Dwarfs and Subgiants

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Schonhut-Stasik, Jessica S.; Baranec, Christoph; Huber, Daniel; Ziegler, Carl; Atkinson, Dani; Gaidos, Eric; Law, Nicholas M.; Riddle, Reed; Hagelberg, Janis; van der Marel, Nienke; Hodapp, Klaus W.; (2017)
  • Publisher: American Astronomical Society
  • Journal: volume 847issn: 0004-637X
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/aa886f
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | MULTIPLICITY | SCALING RELATIONS | MAIN-SEQUENCE STARS | close [binaries] | BINARY STARS | SOLAR-LIKE OSCILLATIONS | observational [methods] | AMPLITUDES | MISSION | asteroseismology | RED GIANT STARS | adaptive optics [instrumentation] | LUMINOSITY | high-angular resolution [techniques] | fundamental parameters [stars] | TELESCOPE

We used the Robo-AO laser adaptive optics system to image 99 main sequence and subgiant stars that have Kepler-detected asteroseismic signals. Robo-AO allows us to resolve blended secondary sources at separations as close as 0.15" that may contribute to the measured Kep... View more