Meeting the neighbours: NStars and 2MASS

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The L dwarf sequence

1. Spectroscopic and photometric surveys

  1. Background information
    • Introduction to the HR diagram
    • Spectroscopic parallaxes
    • Photometric parallaxes
    • Infrared surveys
    • Our 2MASS NStars survey
  2. The ultracool sample
    • Photometric selection of ultracool dwarfs
  3. The `Moving M-dwarf' sample
    • Identifying nearby mid-type M dwarfs
  4. The `Static M-dwarf' sample
    • M dwarfs with low space motions

Other useful links

  1. The PMSU survey
    • The original survey PMSU1 & PMSU2; low resolution spectroscopy of nearby M dwarfs
    • PMSU3 echelle spectroscopy: binaries and activity
    • PMSU4 The mass function and local kinematics
  2. The 8-parsec sample
  3. Colour-magnitude data for M and L dwarfs
  4. L dwarf and T dwarf classification
  5. Spectra of late-M and L dwarfs
  6. Davy Kirkpatrick's L dwarf archive

Links to published papers from these programmes are given on this page

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page by Neill Reid, last updated 22/02/2002