Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. II. CoRoT-Exo-2b: a transiting planet around an

  title={Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. II. CoRoT-Exo-2b: a transiting planet around an},
  author={Roi Alonso and Michel Auvergne and Annie Baglin and Marc Ollivier and Claire Moutou and Daniel Rouan and H. J. Deeg and Suzanne Aigrain and J. M. Almenara and Mauro Barbieri and Pierre Barge and W. Benz and P. Bord'e and François Bouchy and Ramiro de la Reza and Magali Deleuil and Rudolf Dvorak and Anders Erikson and Malcolm Fridlund and Micha{\"e}l Gillon and Ph. Gondoin and Tristan Guillot and A. P. Hatzes and Guillaume H'ebrard and Petr Kabath and Laurent Jorda and Helmut Lammer and Alain L'eger and Antoine Llebaria and B. Loeillet and Pierre Magain and Michel Mayor and Tsevi Mazeh and Martin Patzold and Francesco A. Pepe and Fr'ed'eric Pont and Didier Queloz and Heike Rauer and Avi Shporer and Jodi Schneider and B. Stecklum and St{\'e}phane Udry and G{\"u}nther Wuchterl},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. The CoRoT mission, a pioneer in exoplanet searches from space, has completed its first 150 days of continuous observations of ∼12 000 stars in the galactic plane. An analysis of the raw data identifies the most promising candidates and triggers the ground-based follow-up. Aims. We report on the discovery of the transiting planet CoRoT-Exo-2b, with a period of 1.743 days, and characterize its main parameters. Methods. We filter the CoRoT raw light curve of cosmic impacts, orbital… Expand

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