Distinguishing between Wet and Dry Atmospheres of TRAPPIST-1 e and f

  title={Distinguishing between Wet and Dry Atmospheres of TRAPPIST-1 e and f},
  author={Fabian Wunderlich and Markus Scheucher and M. Godolt and John Lee Grenfell and Franz Schreier and P. Christian Schneider and D. J. Wilson and Alejandro S{\'a}nchez-L{\'o}pez and Manuel L{\'o}pez‐Puertas and Heike Rauer},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The nearby TRAPPIST-1 planetary system is an exciting target for characterizing the atmospheres of terrestrial planets. The planets e, f and g lie in the circumstellar habitable zone and could sustain liquid water on their surfaces. During the extended pre-main sequence phase of TRAPPIST-1, however, the planets may have experienced extreme water loss, leading to a desiccated mantle. The presence or absence of an ocean is challenging to determine with current and next generation telescopes… 
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