Detection of Intermediate‐Period Transiting Planets with a Network of Small Telescopes:

  title={Detection of Intermediate‐Period Transiting Planets with a Network of Small Telescopes:},
  author={Scott Seagroves and Justin J. Harker and Gregory P. Laughlin and Justin M. Lacy and Timothy P. Castellano},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  pages={1355 - 1362}
We describe a project ( currently attempting to discover transiting intermediate‐period planets orbiting bright parent stars, and we simulate that project’s performance. The discovery of such a transit would be an important astronomical advance, bridging the critical gap in understanding between HD 209458b and Jupiter. However, the task is made difficult by intrinsically low transit probabilities and small transit duty cycles. This project’s efficient and economical strategy… 
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