A Survey of the High Order Multiplicity of Nearby Solar-type Binary Stars with Robo-AO

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Riddle, Reed L.; Tokovinin, Andrei; Mason, Brian D.; Hartkopf, William I.; Roberts, Jr., Lewis C.; Baranec, Christoph; Law, Nicholas M.; Bui, Khanh; Burse, Mahesh P.; Das, H. K.; Dekany, Richard G.; Kulkarni, Shrinivas; Punnadi, Sujit; Ramaprakash, A. N.; Tendulkar, Shriharsh P.;
  • Publisher: American Astronomical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/799/1/4
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

We conducted a survey of nearby binary systems composed of main sequence stars of spectral types F and G in order to improve our understanding of the hierarchical nature of multiple star systems. Using Robo-AO, the first robotic adaptive optics instrument, we collected ... View more