# Characterizing K2 Candidate Planetary Systems Orbiting Low-mass Stars. II. Planetary Systems Observed During Campaigns 1–7

@article{Dressing2017CharacterizingKC,
title={Characterizing K2 Candidate Planetary Systems Orbiting Low-mass Stars. II. Planetary Systems Observed During Campaigns 1–7},
author={Courtney D. Dressing and Andrew M. Vanderburg and Joshua E. Schlieder and Ian J. M. Crossfield and Heather A. Knutson and Elisabeth R. Newton and David R. Ciardi and Benjamin J. Fulton and Erica J. Gonzales and Andrew W. Howard and Howard T. Isaacson and John H. Livingston and Erik A. Petigura and Evan J. Sinukoff and Mark E. Everett and Elliott P. Horch and Steve B. Howell},
journal={The Astronomical Journal},
year={2017},
volume={154}
}
• Published 21 March 2017
• Physics, Geology
• The Astronomical Journal
We recently used near-infrared spectroscopy to improve the characterization of 76 low-mass stars around which K2 had detected 79 candidate transiting planets. 29 of these worlds were new discoveries that had not previously been published. We calculate the false positive probabilities that the transit-like signals are actually caused by non-planetary astrophysical phenomena and reject five new transit-like events and three previously reported events as false positives. We also statistically…

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