Arts and Science Revisited - 3/21/96


Philip A. Ianna, Leander McCormick Observtory, University of Virginia

Searching for Planets and Brown Dwarfs


Units
Definitions
WHY search for planets and BD's


WHERE should we look

nearest objects (trigonometric parallax)
surveys disclose potential nearby candidates


HOW can the objects be identified?


WHAT has been found to date
WHITHER the future.