Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission VIII. CoRoT-7b: the first Super-Earth with measured radius

@article{Leger2009TransitingEF,
  title={Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission VIII. CoRoT-7b: the first Super-Earth with measured radius},
  author={Alain M. Leger and Daniel Rouan and Jodi Schneider and Pierre Barge and Malcolm Fridlund and Benjamin Samuel and Marc Ollivier and E W Guenther and Magali Deleuil and H. J. Deeg and Michel Auvergne and Roi Alonso and Suzanne Aigrain and Aude Alapini and J. M. Almenara and Annie Baglin and Mauro Barbieri and Hans Bruntt and P. Bord{\'e} and François Bouchy and J. Cabrera and Claude Catal{\`a} and Ludmila Carone and Stefania Carpano and Sz. Csizmadia and Rudolf Dvorak and Anders Erikson and Sylvio Ferraz-Mello and Bernard Foing and François Fressin and Davide Gandolfi and Micha{\"e}l Gillon and Ph. Gondoin and Olivier Grasset and Tristan Guillot and A. P. Hatzes and Guillaume H{\'e}brard and Laurent Jorda and Helmut Lammer and Antoine Llebaria and B. Loeillet and Michel Mayor and Tsevi Mazeh and Claire Moutou and Martin Paetzold and Fr'ed'eric Pont and Didier Queloz and Heike Rauer and S. Renner and R'eza Samadi and Avi Shporer and Christophe Sotin and Brandon Tingley and G{\"u}nther Wuchterl and et. al.},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2009},
  volume={506},
  pages={287-302}
}
Aims. We report the discovery of very shallow (ΔF/F ≈ 3.4× 10 −4 ), periodic dips in the light curve of an active V = 11.7 G9V star observed by the CoRoT satellite, which we interpret as caused by a transiting companion. We describe the 3-colour CoRoT data and complementary ground-based observations that support the planetary nature of the companion. Methods. We used CoRoT colours information, good angular resolution ground-based photometric observations in- and out- of transit, adaptive optics… Expand
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