Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission - XXV. CoRoT-27b: a massive and dense planet on a short-period orbit

  title={Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission - XXV. CoRoT-27b: a massive and dense planet on a short-period orbit},
  author={H. Parviainen and D. Gandolfi and M. Deleuil and C. Moutou and H. Deeg and S. Ferraz-Mello and B. Samuel and S. Csizmadia and T. Pasternacki and G. Wuchterl and M. Havel and M. Fridlund and R. Angus and B. Tingley and S. Grziwa and J. Korth and S. Aigrain and J. Almenara and R. Alonso and A. Baglin and S. Barros and A. S. P. Bord'e and F. Bouchy and J. Cabrera and R. D'iaz and R. Dvorak and A. Erikson and T. Guillot and A. Hatzes and G. H'ebrard and T. Mazeh and G. Montagnier and A. Ofir and M. Ollivier and M. Patzold and H. Rauer and D. Rouan and A. Santerne and J. Schneider},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Aims. We report the discovery of a massive and dense transiting planet CoRoT-27b on a 3.58 day orbit around a 4.2 Gyr-old G2 star. The planet candidate was identified from the CoRoT photometry, and was confirmed as a planet with ground-based spectroscopy. Methods. The confirmation of the planet candidate is based on radial velocity observations combined with imaging to rule out blends. The characterisation of the planet and its host star is carried out using a Bayesian approach where all the… Expand
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