Phase Modeling of the TRAPPIST-1 Planetary Atmospheres

  title={Phase Modeling of the TRAPPIST-1 Planetary Atmospheres},
  author={Stephen R. Kane and Tiffany Jansen and Thomas J. Fauchez and Franck Selsis and Alma Y. Ceja},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
Transiting compact multiplanet systems provide many unique opportunities to characterize the planets, including studies of size distributions, mean densities, orbital dynamics, and atmospheric compositions. The relatively short orbital periods in these systems ensure that events requiring specific orbital locations of the planets (such as primary transit and secondary eclipse points) occur with high frequency. The orbital motion and associated phase variations of the planets provide a means to… 
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