THE DETECTABILITY OF EXO-EARTHS AND SUPER-EARTHS VIA RESONANT SIGNATURES IN EXOZODIACAL CLOUDS

@article{Stark2008THEDO,
  title={THE DETECTABILITY OF EXO-EARTHS AND SUPER-EARTHS VIA RESONANT SIGNATURES IN EXOZODIACAL CLOUDS},
  author={Christopher C. Stark and Marc J. Kuchner},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={686},
  pages={637-648}
}
Directly imaging extrasolar terrestrial planets necessarilymeans contending with the astrophysicalnoiseof exozodiacal dust and the resonant structures created by these planets in exozodiacal clouds. Using a custom-tailored hybrid symplectic integrator, we have constructed 120 models of resonant structures created by exo-Earths and super-Earths on circular orbits interacting with collisionless steady-state dust clouds around a Sun-like star. Our models include enough particles to overcome the… Expand

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