Jacqueline Radigan

  PhD Candidate, Vanier Scholar
  Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
  University of Toronto

(Curriculum Vitae)
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Research Interests:

Low Mass Stars, Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets

  • Large monitoring program for variability across the L/T transition

  • Proper motion searches for nearby brown dwarfs and low-mass binaries

The Recurrent Nova U Sco
  • Is U Sco a Type Ia progenitor?

Publications:

ADS
Pre-Print: Large Amplitude Variations of an L/T Transition Brown Dwarf: Observations of Patchy, High-Contrast Cloud Features

Press:

Discovery News: Violent Storms Rage on Nearby Brown Dwarf
Astronomy Now: Brown Dwarf Cooks Up a Storm
Space.com: Monster Storm Rages on Tiny Misfit Star
National Geographic: Colossal Storm May Rage on Jupiter-like 'Failed Star'
Toronto Star: Space, the Final Weather Frontier



Artist Impression by Jon Lomberg

Links:

M, L, and T Dwarf Archives
VLM Binary Archive
IDL astrolib search page
IDL embedded formatting commands
SpeX Prism Library
UVESPOP Spectral Library
NIST Atomic Spectra Database
Las Campanas Telescope Schedule 2010
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Last updated by Jackie Radigan on 1 Nov 2011