Strategies for Constraining the Atmospheres of Temperate Terrestrial Planets with JWST

@article{Batalha2018StrategiesFC,
  title={Strategies for Constraining the Atmospheres of Temperate Terrestrial Planets with JWST},
  author={Natasha E. Batalha and Nikole K. Lewis and Michael R. Line and Jeff A. Valenti and Kevin B. Stevenson},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  year={2018}
}
TESS is expected to discover dozens of temperate terrestrial planets orbiting M dwarfs whose atmospheres could be followed up with the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Currently, the TRAPPIST-1 system serves as a benchmark to determine the feasibility and resources required to yield atmospheric constraints. We assess these questions and leverage an information content analysis to determine observing strategies for yielding high precision spectroscopy in transmission and emission. Our goal is… 

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