Global analysis of the TRAPPIST Ultra-Cool Dwarf Transit Survey

@article{Lienhard2020GlobalAO,
  title={Global analysis of the TRAPPIST Ultra-Cool Dwarf Transit Survey},
  author={Florian Lienhard and Didier Queloz and Micha{\"e}l Gillon and Artem Burdanov and Laetitia Delrez and Elsa Ducrot and W. J. Handley and Emmanuel Jehin and C. A. Murray and Amaury H. M. J. Triaud and Edward Gillen and Annelies Mortier and Benjamin V. Rackham},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={497},
  pages={3790-3808}
}
We conducted a global analysis of the TRAPPIST Ultra-Cool Dwarf Transit Survey - a prototype of the SPECULOOS transit search conducted with the TRAPPIST-South robotic telescope in Chile from 2011 to 2017 - to estimate the occurrence rate of close-in planets such as TRAPPIST-1b orbiting ultra-cool dwarfs. For this purpose, the photometric data of 40 nearby ultra-cool dwarfs were reanalysed in a self-consistent and fully automated manner starting from the raw images. The pipeline developed… 

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