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ID: 710109.0, MPI für Astronomie / Publikationen_mpia
Direct imaging of Beta Pictoris b with first-light Magellan Adaptive Optics
Authors:Morzinski, K. M.; Close, L. M.; Males, J. R.; Hinz, P. M.; Puglisi, A.; Esposito, S.; Riccardi, A.; Pinna, E.; Xompero, M.; Briguglio, R.; Follette, K.; Kopon, D.; Gasho, V.; Uomoto, A.; Hare, T.; Skemer, A.; Arcidiacono, C.; Quiros-Pacheco, F.; Argomedo, J.; Busoni, L.; Rodigas, T. J.; Wu, Y.-L.; Matthews, B. C.; Graham, J. R.
Place of Publication:Cambridge
Publisher:Cambridge Univ. Press
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2014
Audience:Not Specified
Abstract / Description:MagAO is the newly-commissioned adaptive optics (AO) instrument on the Magellan Clay telescope at Las Companas Observatory, Chile. MagAO has two co-mounted science cameras: VisAO for visible-light direct and spectral-differential imaging; and Clio for near to thermal IR direct imaging, non-redundant-mask interference, and prism spectroscopy. We demonstrate MagAO's simultaneous visible and infrared AO performance via direct images of exoplanet Beta Pictoris b. The planet was detected in 5 passbands from 0.9-5mum. Here we show the infrared images; the visible observations are presented in Males et al. 2013. MagAO is the first AO system to offer good performance with extensive coverage across the O/IR spectrum and thus offers an unprecedented opportunity to study the spectral energy distributions of directly-imaged extrasolar planetary atmospheres.
Free Keywords:Planets and satellites: individual (Beta Pictoris b); Stars: individual (Beta Pictoris); Stars: planetary systems; Instrumentation: adaptive optics
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Other
Communicated by:N. N.
Affiliations:MPI für Astronomie
Identifiers:URL:http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/abs/2014IAUS..299..252M
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