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OGLE-TR-56

Torres, Guillermo and Konacki, Maciej and Sasselov, Dimitar D. and Jha, Saurabh (2004) OGLE-TR-56. In: The Search for Other Worlds: Fourteenth Astrophysics Conference, College Park, MD, 13-14 October 2003. American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings. No.713. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 165-168. ISBN 0-7354-0190-X http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:TORaipcp04

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Abstract

In early 2003 our team announced the discovery of the second extrasolar transiting planet, around the faint star OGLE-TR-56 (V = 16.6), based on the detection of small changes in the radial velocity of the primary. The star was originally identified as a candidate by the OGLE team from the shallow and periodic dips in its brightness. We present here new precise radial velocity measurements that confirm the variation measured earlier, supporting the conclusion that the companion is indeed a planet. Additional photometric observations are also available, which combined with the spectroscopy yield improved parameters (mass and radius) for the planet.


Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:©2004 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: June 24, 2004.
Subject Keywords:extrasolar planets, stars, velocity measurement, astronomical photometry, spectroscopy, transits
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Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:TORaipcp04
Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1774517
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