Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. IV. CoRoT-Exo-4b: a transiting planet in a 9.2 d

@article{Aigrain2008TransitingEF,
  title={Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. IV. CoRoT-Exo-4b: a transiting planet in a 9.2 d},
  author={Suzanne Aigrain and Andrew Collier Cameron and Marc Ollivier and Fr'ed'eric Pont and Laurent Jorda and Jose M. Almenara and Roi Alonso and Pierre Barge and Pascal J. Bord{\'e} and François Bouchy and Hans J. Deeg and Ramiro de la Reza and Magali Deleuil and Rudolf Dvorak and Anders Erikson and Malcolm Fridlund and Ph. Gondoin and Micha{\"e}l Gillon and Tristan Guillot and A. P. Hatzes and Helmut Lammer and Antonino Francesco Lanza and Alain L{\'e}ger and Antoine Llebaria and Pierre Magain and T Mazeh and Claire Moutou and Martin Paetzold and Christophe Pinte and Didier Queloz and Heike Rauer and Daniel Rouan and Jodi Schneider and G. Wuchter and S. Zucker},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2008}
}
CoRoT, the first space-based transit search, provides ultra-high precision light curves with continuous time-sampling over periods, of up to 5 months. This allows the detection of transiting planets with relatively long periods, and the simultaneous study of the host star's photometric variability. In this letter, we report on the discovery of the transiting giant planet CoRoT-Exo-4b and use the CoRoT light curve to perform a detailed analysis of the transit and to determine the stellar… 

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