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Erratum: Herschel/SPIRE observations of the TWA brown dwarf disc 2MASSW J1207334–393254


  • Herschel is an ESA space observatory with science instruments provided by European-led Principal Investigator consortia and with important participation from NASA.



We have revised our analysis of the SPIRE observations of 2MASSW J1207334–393254 (2M1207). Recent PACS observations show a bright source located ∼25 arcsec east of 2M1207. There are issues in terms of the detection/non-detection of the bright source when comparing the Spitzer, WISE and PACS observations. The object's detection/non-detection is apparently inconsistent, perhaps due to variability or low signal-to-noise ratio of the data. We have looked into the possible misidentification of the target, and have revised the measured SPIRE fluxes and the disc parameters for 2M1207. We have also reviewed which among the various formation mechanisms of this system would still be valid.