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Rotation Periods of 34,030 Kepler Main-Sequence Stars: The Full Autocorrelation Sample
We analyzed 3 years of data from the Kepler space mission to derive rotation periods of main-sequence stars below 6500 K. Our automated autocorrelation-based method detected rotation periods between
Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission VIII. CoRoT-7b: the first Super-Earth with measured radius
Aims. We report the discovery of very shallow (ΔF/F ≈ 3.4× 10 −4 ), periodic dips in the light curve of an active V = 11.7 G9V star observed by the CoRoT satellite, which we interpret as caused by a
The K2 Mission: Characterization and Early Results
The K2 mission will make use of the Kepler spacecraft and its assets to expand upon Kepler's groundbreaking discoveries in the fields of exoplanets and astrophysics through new and exciting
Measuring the rotation period distribution of field M dwarfs with Kepler
We have analysed 10 months of public data from the Kepler space mission to measure rotation periods of main-sequence stars with masses between 0.3 and 0.55 M_sun. To derive the rotational period we
The prevalence of dust on the exoplanet HD 189733b from Hubble and Spitzer observations
The hot Jupiter HD 189733b is the most extensively observed exoplanet. Its atmosphere has been detected and characterized in transmission and eclipse spectroscopy, and its phase curve measured at
A continuum from clear to cloudy hot-Jupiter exoplanets without primordial water depletion
The difference between the planetary radius measured at optical and infrared wavelengths is an effective metric for distinguishing different atmosphere types, so that strong water absorption lines are seen in clear-atmosphere planets and the weakest features are associated with clouds and hazes.
Hubble Space Telescope transmission spectroscopy of the exoplanet HD 189733b: high‐altitude atmospheric haze in the optical and near‐ultraviolet with STIS
We present Hubble Space Telescope (HST) optical and near-ultraviolet transmission spectra of the transiting hot Jupiter HD 189733b, taken with the repaired Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS)
WASP-1b and WASP-2b: Two new transiting exoplanets detected with SuperWASP and SOPHIE
Using the newly commissioned radial-velocity spectrograph SOPHIE at the Observatoire de Haute-Provence, it is found that WasP-1b and WASP-2b exhibit reflex orbital radial-VELocity variations with amplitudes characteristic of planetary-mass companions and in-phase with the photometric orbits.
We present a large sample of stellar rotation periods for Kepler Objects of Interest, based on three years of public Kepler data. These were measured by detecting periodic photometric modulation
Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. II. CoRoT-Exo-2b: a transiting planet around an
Context. The CoRoT mission, a pioneer in exoplanet searches from space, has completed its first 150 days of continuous observations of ∼12 000 stars in the galactic plane. An analysis of the raw data