Planetary transit candidates in the CoRoT LRa01 field

  title={Planetary transit candidates in the CoRoT LRa01 field},
  author={Ludmila Carone and Davide Gandolfi and Juan Cabrera and A. P. Hatzes and Hans J. Deeg and Sz. Csizmadia and Martin Paetzold and Jorg Weingrill and Suzanne Aigrain and Roi Alonso and Aude Alapini and Jose M. Almenara and Michel Auvergne and Annie Baglin and Pierre Barge and Aldo Stefano Bonomo and P. Bord'e and François Bouchy and Hans Bruntt and Stefania Carpano and William D. Cochran and Magali Deleuil and Rodrigo F. D'iaz and Stefan Dreizler and Rudolf Dvorak and Jochen Eisloeffel and Philipp Eigmueller and Michael Endl and Anders Erikson and Sylvio Ferraz-Mello and Malcolm Fridlund and J. C. Gazzano and Neale P. Gibson and Micha{\"e}l Gillon and Ph. Gondoin and Sascha Grziwa and E. W. Guenther and Tristan Guillot and Michael Hartmann and Mathieu Havel and Guillaume H'ebrard and Laurent Jorda and Petr Kab{\'a}th and Alain L'eger and Antoine Llebaria and Helmut Lammer and Christophe Lovis and Phillip J. MacQueen and Michel Mayor and Tsevi Mazeh and Claire Moutou and Lisa Nortmann and Aviv Ofir and Marc Ollivier and Hannu Parviainen and Francesco A. Pepe and Fr'ed'eric Pont and Didier Queloz and Markus Rabus and Heike Rauer and Clara R'egulo and Scott Renner and Ramiro de la Reza and Daniel Rouan and Alexandre Santerne and Benjamin Samuel and Jodi Schneider and Avi Shporer and B. Stecklum and L. Tal-Or and Brandon Tingley and St{\'e}phane Udry and G{\"u}nther Wuchterl},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. The space mission CoRoT is devoted to the analysis of stellar variability and the photometric detection of extrasolar planets. Aims. We present the list of planetary transit candidates detected in the first short run observed by CoRoT that targeted SRc01, towards the Galactic center in the direction of Aquila, which lasted from April to May 2007. Methods. Among the acquired data, we analyzed those for 1269 sources in the chromatic bands and 5705 in the monochromatic band. Instrumental… 
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