Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission . VI. CoRoT-Exo-3b: the first secure inhabitant of the brown-dwarf desert

@article{Deleuil2008TransitingEF,
  title={Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission . VI. CoRoT-Exo-3b: the first secure inhabitant of the brown-dwarf desert},
  author={Magali Deleuil and Hans J. Deeg and Roi Alonso and François Bouchy and Daniel Rouan and et. al.},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2008},
  volume={491},
  pages={889-897}
}
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