Exoplanet transits with next-generation radio telescopes

  title={Exoplanet transits with next-generation radio telescopes},
  author={Benjamin J. S. Pope and Paul Withers and Joseph R. Callingham and Marissa F. Vogt},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
Nearly everything we know about extrasolar planets to date comes from optical astronomy. While exoplanetary aurorae are predicted to be bright at low radio frequencies (< 1 GHz), we consider the effect of an exoplanet transit on radio emission from the host star. As radio emission from solar-like stars is concentrated in active regions, a planet occulting a starspot can cause a disproportionately deep transit which should be detectable with major radio arrays currently under development, such… Expand

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