Spitzer Detection of the Transiting Jupiter-analog Exoplanet Kepler-167e

@article{Dalba2019SpitzerD,
title={Spitzer
Detection of the Transiting Jupiter-analog Exoplanet Kepler-167e},
author={Paul A. Dalba and Patrick Tamburo},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
year={2019}
}
• Published 4 March 2019
• Physics, Geology
• The Astrophysical Journal
We acquired observations of a partial transit of Kepler-167e, a Jupiter-analog exoplanet on a 1,071-day orbit, well beyond its water ice line, with the Spitzer Space Telescope. The timing of the Spitzer transit is consistent with the ephemeris measured from the two transits observed previously by the Kepler Space Telescope. The Spitzer observation rules out the existence of transit timing variations (TTVs) of order hours to days that are known to exist for other long-period exoplanets. Such…
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