Stellar limb-darkening coefficients for CoRot and Kepler

  title={Stellar limb-darkening coefficients for CoRot and Kepler},
  author={David K. Sing},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  • D. Sing
  • Published 11 December 2009
  • Physics, Geology
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
Transiting exoplanets provide unparalleled access to the fundamental parameters of both extrasolar planets and their host stars. We present limb-darkening coefficients (LDCs) for the exoplanet hunting CoRot and Kepler missions. The LDCs are calculated with ATLAS stellar atmospheric model grids and span a wide range of Teff, log g, and metallically [M/H]. Both CoRot and Kepler contain wide, nonstandard response functions, and are producing a large inventory of high-quality transiting lightcurves… 

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