Direct Imaging of Planet Transit Events

  title={Direct Imaging of Planet Transit Events},
  author={Gerard T. van Belle and Kaspar von Braun and Tabetha S. Boyajian and Gail H. Schaefer},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
  pages={378 - 381}
Abstract Exoplanet transit events are attractive targets for the ultrahigh-resolution capabilities afforded by optical interferometers. The intersection of two developments in astronomy enable direct imaging of exoplanet transits: first, improvements in sensitivity and precision of interferometric instrumentation; and second, identification of ever-brighter host stars. Efforts are underway for the first direct high-precision detection of closure phase signatures with the CHARA Array and Navy… 
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