HyDRo: Atmospheric Retrieval of Rocky Exoplanets in Thermal Emission

  title={HyDRo: Atmospheric Retrieval of Rocky Exoplanets in Thermal Emission},
  author={Anjali A. A. Piette and Nikku Madhusudhan and Avi M. Mandell},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
Emission spectroscopy is a promising technique to observe atmospheres of rocky exoplanets, probing both their chemistry and thermal profiles. We present hy dro, an atmospheric retrieval framework for thermal emission spectra of rocky exoplanets. hy dro does not make prior assumptions about the background atmospheric composition, and can therefore be used to interpret spectra of secondary atmospheres with unknown compositions. We use hy dro to assess the chemical constraints which can be… 
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