Detectability of biosignatures on LHS 1140 b

  title={Detectability of biosignatures on LHS 1140 b},
  author={Fabian Wunderlich and Markus Scheucher and John Lee Grenfell and Franz Schreier and Clara Sousa-Silva and Mareike Godolt and Heike Rauer},
Terrestrial extrasolar planets around low-mass stars are prime targets when searching for atmospheric biosignatures with current and near-future telescopes. The habitable-zone Super-Earth LHS 1140 b could hold a hydrogen-dominated atmosphere and is an excellent candidate for detecting atmospheric features. In this study, we investigate how the instellation and planetary parameters influence the atmospheric climate, chemistry, and spectral appearance of LHS 1140 b. We study the detectability of… 


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