Primary and secondary eclipse spectroscopy with JWST exploring the exoplanet parameter space

@article{Belu2011PrimaryAS,
  title={Primary and secondary eclipse spectroscopy with JWST exploring the exoplanet parameter space},
  author={Adrian R. Belu and Franck Selsis and J. C. Morales and Ignasi Ribas and Christophe Cossou and Heike Rauer},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2011},
  volume={525}
}
Eclipse exoplanet spectroscopy has yielded detection of H_2O, CH_4, CO_2 and CO in the atmosphere of hot jupiters and neptunes. About 40 large terrestrial planets are announced or confirmed, two of which are transiting, and another deemed habitable. Hence the potential for eclipse spectroscopy of terrestrial planets with James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has become an active field of study. We explore the parameter space (type of stars, planet orbital periods and types, and instruments… Expand
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