PROBABILISTIC FORECASTING OF THE MASSES AND RADII OF OTHER WORLDS

@article{Chen2016PROBABILISTICFO,
  title={PROBABILISTIC FORECASTING OF THE MASSES AND RADII OF OTHER WORLDS},
  author={Jingjing Chen and David M. Kipping},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={834}
}
Mass and radius are two of the most fundamental properties of an astronomical object. Increasingly, new planet discoveries are being announced with a measurement of one of these quantities, but not both. This has led to a growing need to forecast the missing quantity using the other, especially when predicting the detectability of certain follow-up observations. We present an unbiased forecasting model built upon a probabilistic mass–radius relation conditioned on a sample of 316 well… 

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