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Discovering and Characterizing the Planetary Systems of Nearby Stars

@inproceedings{Greene2009DiscoveringAC,
  title={Discovering and Characterizing the Planetary Systems of Nearby Stars},
  author={T. Greene and K. Cahoy and O. Guyon and J. Kasting and M. Marley and M. Meyer and S. Ridgway and G. Schneider and W. Traub and Nick Woolf},
  year={2009}
}
  • T. Greene, K. Cahoy, +7 authors Nick Woolf
  • Published 2009
  • Physics
  • Significant advances in the discovery and characterization of the planetary systems of nearby stars can be accomplished with a moderate aperture high performance coronagraphic space mission that could be started in the next decade. Its observations would make significant progress in studying terrestrial planets in their habitable zones to giant planets and circumstellar debris disks, also informing the design of a more capable future mission. It is quite exciting that such fundamental exoplanet… CONTINUE READING

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