Enanas Marrones y enanas muy frías (últimos-M, L, T, Y) /
Brown Dwarfs and ultracool dwarfs (late-M, L, T, Y)


BrownDwarfs.org The Online Resource for Brown Dwarf Researchers and Enthusiasts (A. Burgasser)

Brown Dwarfs (Andy Lloyd)

Brown Dwarfs (Gibor Basri)

Brown dwarf and exoplanet links/ Enlaces de enanas marrones y exoplanetas (J.A. Caballero)

Catalogos / Catalogs

Online Brown Dwarf Catalog compiled and maintained by Christopher R. Gelino at New Mexico State University
An Archive of M, L, and T Dwarf Photometry and Spectra - DwarfArchives.org (Chris Gelino, Davy Kirkpatrick, Mike Cushing, David Kinder, Adam Burgasser)
T dwarfs list of known sources and a repository of photometric and spectral data (Adam Burgasser)
M, L and T dwarf data archive (Sandy Leggett)
Ultracool Dwarf Catalog IAC (Eduardo Martín, Juan Cabrera, Elena Cenizo, Astronomische Nachrichten, 2005,)
Very Low Mass Binaries Archive - vlmbinaries.org (Nick Siegler, Chris Gelino, and Adam Burgasser)

Librerias de Espectros / Spectral libraries

Late-M, L and T dwarfs spectral libraries by D. Montes, UCM

Las primeras Enanas Marrones / The first Brown Dwarfs

Brown dwarf discovered in Pleiades, PPL 15
First "brown dwarf confirmed in space, PPL 15 (1995)

Brown Dwarf Gliese 229B HST image

Brown Dwarf Gliese 229B NASA
Astronomers Announce First Clear Evidence of a Brown Dwarf Gliese 229B (NASA PR 95-212)

KELU-1 (ESO Press Release 07/97)

Confirmed Brown Dwarfs

Projectos / Research Proyects

Brown dwarfs and extrasolar planets (IAC)
Giant Exoplanets, Brown Dwarfs and Very Low Mass Stars (J.A. Caballero, IAC)
Enanas marrones y exoplanetas / Brown dwarfs and ExoPlanets (LAEFF)
Research on Brown Dwarfs (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Low Mass Stars, Brown Dwarfs & Extra-Solar Planets (Liverpool John Moores University)
T dwarfs (A. Burgasser, UCLA)
Meeting the Neighbours, A 2MASS-based survey of stars and brown dwarfs within 20 parsecs of the Sun (I. Neill Reid)
The NIRSPEC Brown Dwarf Spectroscopic Survey (BDSS) (Ian McLean, et al.)

Articulos relacionados / Related Papers

T-Y Brown Dwarf transition - Y dwarfs?

BD/VLMS kinematics and members of moving groups and young associations

Wide BD/VLMS binaries

Spectroscopic BD/VLMS binaries (spectroscopic orbital solution derived)

Binaries composed of L and T dwarf components - Binarity in the L/T Transition

Brown Dwarf Companions to White Dwarfs

Brown Dwarf Desert - Brown Dwarf Oasis?

Ultracool subdwarfs

Flares on Ultracool Dwarfs


Libros / Books

New Light on Dark Stars: Red Dwarfs, Low-Mass Stars, Brown Dwarfs I. Neill Reid, Suzanne L. Hawley (2000, 2nd ed 2005), Springer Verlag

Otros temas relacionados / Other related subjects

The M Dwarf model & synthethic spectra collection (P.H. Hauschildt)
Brown Dwarf low-res synthetic spectra (P.H. Hauschildt)
Brown Dwarf & Extrasolar Giant Planet Thermal Fluxes from Marley et al. (1996) and Burrows et al. (1997)
``Low Mass Companions to Nearby Stars: Spectral Classification and its Relation to the Stellar/Substellar Break'' J. D. Kirkpatrick and D. W. McCarthy (1994, AJ, 107, 333)
Mass-Spectral Class Relationship for M Dwarfs
Isabelle Baraffe & Gilles Chabrier, ApJ 461, L5, 1996 April 10
High-resolution Spectra of Very Low-Mass Stars
C.G. Tinney, I.N. Reid, (1998, MNRAS 301, 1031)
Evolutionary models for solar metallicity low-mass stars: mass-magnitude relationships and color-magnitude diagrams
Baraffe I., Chabrier G., Allard F., Hauschildt P.H, (1998, A&A 337, 403)
Evolutionary models for very-low-mass stars and brown dwarfs with dusty atmospheres
G. Chabrier, I. Baraffe, F. Allard, P. Hauschildt, (2000, ApJ 542, 464)
The Limiting Effects of Dust in Brown Dwarf Model Atmospheres
Allard F. et al. (2001, ApJ 556, 357)
Evolutionary models for low-mass stars and brown dwarfs: uncertainties and limits at very young ages
I. Baraffe, et al. (2002, A&A 382, 563)
Colour-magnitude diagrams for low-mass stars and brown dwarfs
I. Neill Reid
New CrH Opacities for the Study of L and Brown Dwarf Atmospheres
Burrows A., et al., (2002, ApJ 577, 986)
Evolutionary models for cool brown dwarfs and extrasolar giant planets. The case of HD 209458
Baraffe I., et al., (2003, A&A 402, 701)
Spectroscopic Constants, Abundances, and Opacities of the TiH Molecule
Burrows A., et al., (2004, ApJ, 624, 988)
"L and T Dwarf Models and the L to T Transition",
Burrows, et al. 2005, ApJ, 640, 1063
"Theoretical profiles of light alkali resonance lines for brown dwarf atmosphere conditions",
Allard, et al. 2005, A&A, 440, 1195

Dynamical calibration of young low-mass evolutionary models

AB Dor C

  • Discovery of an M4 Spectroscopic Binary in Upper Scorpius: A Calibration Point for Young Low-Mass Evolutionary Models
    A. Reiners, G. Basri, and S. Mohanty, (2005, ApJ, 634, 1346)

Current and future surveys

2MASS (2 Micron All Sky Survey) University of Massachusetts
2MASS (2 Micron All Sky Survey) IPAC

DENIS (Deep Near Infrared Survey) CNRS, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris

SDSS, Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Spitzer Space telescope

CFHTLS (Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Legacy Survey)

UKIDSS The UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey

Congresos / Meetings

Brown Dwarfs and Extrasolar Planets
(March 17 - 21, 1997, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain)
Very Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs in Stellar Clusters and Associations
(May 11th - 15th, 1998, Los Cancajos, Santa Cruz de La Palma, La Palma, Spain)
List of abstracts
Protostars and Planets IV (Jul 6 - 11 1998, University of California, Santa Barbara)
From Extrasolar Planets to Cosmology: The VLT Opening Symposium (Antofagasta, Chile, 1-4 March 1999)
From giant planet to cool stars (June 8 - 11, 1999, Flagstaff, Arizona)
Ultracool Dwarf Stars, Surveys, Properties and Spectral Classification
IAU General Assembly (IAU Commissions 29 and 45)
(12 August 2000, Manchester, UK)
Brown Dwarfs and Planets Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy 31th ``Saas-Fee'' Advanced Course
(2-7 April 2001 - Grimentz- Switzerland)
IAU Symposium 211, - "Brown Dwarfs"
(20 - 24 May 2002, Big Island of Hawaii), ed. E.L. Martín
Low-mass stars and brown dwarfs: IMF, accretion and activity
(17 - 20 October 2004, Volterra, Italia)
Close Binaries in the 21st Century: New Opportunities and Challenges
(27-30 June, 2005, Syros, Greece)
Ultralow-mass star formation and evolution workshop
(28 June - 1 July, 2005, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain)
Tenth Anniversary of 51 Peg-b: status and prospects of hot Jupiter studies
(Monday 22 - Friday 26 August 2005, Observatoire de Haute-Provence, France)
Protostars and Planets V - Brown Dwarf Workshop
(29 October 2005, The Big Island, Hawaii)
New Technologies for Probing the Diversity of Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets - total solar eclipse of 22nd of July 2009
(20-24 July, 2009, Shanghai, China)
ESA-CONSTELLATION workshop on brown dwarf formation. Recipes for making brownies: theory vs. observations
(9 - 11 September, 2009, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands)
Formation and early evolution of very low mass stars and brown dwarfs
(11-14 October 2011, ESO Garching, Germany)
50 Years of Brown Dwarfs: from Theoretical Prediction to Astrophysical Studies
(21 - 24 October 2012, Ringberg castle, Bavaria, Germany)
Brown Dwarfs come of Age
(20 - 24 May 2013, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain)
Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs: Mind the Gap.
(2 - 5 September 2013, The University of Hertfordshire, UK)

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