Transiting exocomets detected in broadband light by TESS in the $\beta$ Pictoris system

  title={Transiting exocomets detected in broadband light by TESS in the \$\beta\$ Pictoris system},
  author={S. Zięba and K. Zwintz and M. Kenworthy and G. Kennedy},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
We search for signs of falling evaporating bodies (FEBs, also known as exocomets) in photometric time series obtained for $\beta$ Pictoris after fitting and removing its $\delta$ Scuti type pulsation frequencies. Using photometric data obtained by the TESS satellite we determine the pulsational properties of the exoplanet host star $\beta$ Pictoris through frequency analysis. We then prewhiten the 54 identified $\delta$ Scuti p-modes and investigate the residual photometric time series for the… Expand

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