A Comprehensive Study of Kepler Phase Curves and Secondary Eclipses: Temperatures and Albedos of Confirmed Kepler Giant Planets

@article{Angerhausen2014ACS,
  title={A Comprehensive Study of Kepler Phase Curves and Secondary Eclipses: Temperatures and Albedos of Confirmed Kepler Giant Planets},
  author={Daniel Angerhausen and Emerson DeLarme and Jon A. Morse},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={2014},
  volume={127},
  pages={1113 - 1130}
}
We present a comprehensive study of phase curves and secondary eclipses in the Kepler data set using all data from 16 quarters that were available in 2013–2014. Our sample consists of 20 confirmed planets with R p > 4 R e , P < 10 d, V mag < 15. Here we derive their temperatures and albedos, with an eye toward constraining models for the formation and evolution of such planets. Where there was overlap our results confirm parameters derived by previous studies, whereas we present new results for… 

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