HD 17156 b : A Transiting Planet with a 21 . 2 Day Period and an Eccentric Orbit

@inproceedings{Barbieri2007HD1B,
  title={HD 17156 b : A Transiting Planet with a 21 . 2 Day Period and an Eccentric Orbit},
  author={M. Barbieri and Roi Alonso and Greg P. Laughlin and J. M. Almenara and Robin L Bissinger and Derek C Davies and D. Gasparri and Emanuela Guido and C... and Lopresti and Fernando Manzini and G. Sostero},
  year={2007}
}
We report the detection of transits by the 3 .1MJup companion to the V=8.17 G0V star HD 17156. The transit was observed by three independant observers on Sept. 9 /10, 2007 (two in central Italy and one in the Canary Islands), who obtained detections at confidence levels of 3.0σ, 5.3σ, and 7.9σ, respectively. The observations were carried out under the auspices of the Transitsearch.org network, which organizes follow-up photometric transit searches of known planet-bearing stars during the time… CONTINUE READING

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