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Directly Imaging Rocky Planets from the Ground

  title={Directly Imaging Rocky Planets from the Ground},
  author={Benjamin A. Mazin and 'Etienne Artigau and Vanessa P. Bailey and Christoph Baranec and Charles A. Beichman and Bj{\"o}rn Benneke and Jayne L. Birkby and Timothy D. Brandt and Jeffrey K. Chilcote and Mark Chun and Laird M. Close and Thayne M. Currie and Ian J. M. Crossfield and Richard Dekany and Jacques-Robert Delorme and C. F. Dong and R. Dong and Ren{\'e} Doyon and Courtney D. Dressing and Michael P. Fitzgerald and J. J. Fortney and Richard A. Frazin and Eric Gaidos and Olivier Guyon and Jun Hashimoto and L. A. Hillenbrand and A. Howard and Rebecca Jensen-Clem and Nemanja Jovanovic and Takayuki Kotani and Hajime Kawahara and Quinn M. Konopacky and Heather A. Knutson and M. Liu and J. R. Lu and Julien Lozi and Bruce A. Macintosh and Jared R. Males and Mark. S. Marley and Christian Marois and D. Mawet and S. R. Meeker and Maxwell A. Millar-Blanchaer and Soumen Mondal and S Bose and N. Murakami and Ruth A. Murray-Clay and Norio Narita and Tae-soo Pyo and Lewis C. Roberts and Garreth J. Ruane and Gene Serabyn and Anca ConstantinJoseph C. Shields and Andrew J. I. Skemer and Luc Simard and Deno Stelter and Motohide Tamura and Mitchell Troy and Gautum Vasisht and J. Kent Wallace and J. Wang and Shelley A. Wright},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
Over the past three decades instruments on the ground and in space have discovered thousands of planets outside the solar system. These observations have given rise to an astonishingly detailed picture of the demographics of short-period planets, but are incomplete at longer periods where both the sensitivity of transit surveys and radial velocity signals plummet. Even more glaring is that the spectra of planets discovered with these indirect methods are either inaccessible (radial velocity… 

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