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Astrophysical Insights into Radial Velocity Jitter from an Analysis of 600 Planet-search Stars

29 May 2020, 16:00 UTC
Astrophysical Insights into Radial Velocity Jitter from an Analysis of 600 Planet-search Stars
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Jacob K. Luhn et al 2020 AJ 159 235
A study of 600 stars shows that stars evolve through different stages of radial velocity “jitter” that can drown or mimic planetary signals: in younger stars the jitter is driven by magnetic activity, and in older stars, by convection.

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