A Theoretical Interpretation of the Measurements of the Secondary Eclipses of TrES-1 and HD 209458b

  title={A Theoretical Interpretation of the Measurements of the Secondary Eclipses of TrES-1 and HD 209458b},
  author={Adam S. Burrows and Ivan Hubeny and David L. Sudarsky},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  pages={L135 - L138}
We calculate the planet-to-star flux density ratios as a function of wavelength from 0.5 to 25 μm for the transiting extrasolar giant planets TrES-1 and HD 209458b and compare them with the recent Spitzer/IRAC-MIPS secondary eclipse data in the 4.5, 8.0, and 24 μm bands. With only three data points and generic calibration issues, detailed conclusions are difficult, but inferences regarding atmospheric composition, temperature, and global circulation can be made. Our models reproduce the… 

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