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A long-term numerical solution for the insolation quantities of the Earth
We present here a new solution for the astronomical computation of the insolation quantities on Earth spanning from -250 Myr to 250 Myr. This solution has been improved with respect to La93 (LaskarExpand
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Long term evolution and chaotic diffusion of the insolation quantities of Mars
As the obliquity of Mars is strongly chaotic, it is not possible to give a solution for its evolution over more than a few million years. Using the most recent data for the rotational state of Mars,Expand
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An extrasolar planetary system with three Neptune-mass planets
Over the past two years, the search for low-mass extrasolar planets has led to the detection of seven so-called ‘hot Neptunes’ or ‘super-Earths’ around Sun-like stars. These planets have masses 5–20Expand
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Mercury's capture into the 3/2 spin-orbit resonance as a result of its chaotic dynamics
Mercury is locked into a 3/2 spin-orbit resonance where it rotates three times on its axis for every two orbits around the sun. The stability of this equilibrium state is well established, but ourExpand
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The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets - XIX. Characterization and dynamics of the GJ 876 planetary system
Precise radial-velocity measurements for data acquired with the HARPS spectrograph infer that three planets orbit the M4 dwarf star GJ876. In particular, we confirm the existence of planet d, whichExpand
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The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets. VIII. μ Arae , a system with four planets
Context. The µ Arae planetary system is fairly complex, because it contains two already known planets, µ Arae b with P = 640 days and µ Arae c with P = 9.64 days , and a third companion on a wide,Expand
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The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets - XXVIII. Up to seven planets orbiting HD 10180: probing the architecture of low-mass planetary systems
Low-mass extrasolar planets are presently being discovered at an increased pace by radial velocity and transit surveys, which opens a new window on planetary systems. Aims. We are conducting aExpand
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The CORALIE survey for southern extra-solar planets - XIII. A pair of planets around HD 202206 or a circumbinary planet?
Long-term precise Doppler measurements with the CORALIE spectrograph reveal the presence of a second planet orbiting the solar-type star HD 202206. The radial-velocity combined fit yields companionExpand
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Deformation and tidal evolution of close-in planets and satellites using a Maxwell viscoelastic rheology
In this paper we present a new approach to tidal theory. Assuming a Maxwell viscoelastic rheology, we compute the instantaneous deformation of celestial bodies using a differential equation for theExpand
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Dynamical stability analysis of the HD 202206 system and constraints to the planetary orbits
Context. Long-term, precise Doppler measurements with the CORALIE spectrograph have revealed the presence of two massive companions to the solar-type star HD 202206. Although the three-body fit ofExpand
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