PI: John H Debes, STScI, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 3700 SAN MARTIN DRIVE, BALTIMORE, MD 21218 USA
CoI: Sarah Casewell, University of Leicester
Title: Confirming new white dwarf-brown dwarf binaries
Abstract: We have selected 8 spectroscopically identified white dwarfs with infrared excesses indicative of an unresolved L dwarf companion. We propose this programme to obtain near-IR spectroscopy of these systems to confirm the spectral type of the substellar secondary, providing a sample of new white dwarf-brown dwarf binaries which will be used to test the effects of irradiation on brown dwarf atmospheres.
Program Type: Standard/Galactic
Run 1 (2017A): GEM-NQ/GNIRS -- 24hrs band 2 (GN-2017A-Q-52)
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