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Hat-P-28b and Hat-P-29b: Two Sub-Jupiter Mass Transiting Planets

Buchhave, L. A. and Bakos, G. Á. and Hartman, J. D. and Torres, G. and Latham, D. W. and Andersen, J. and Kovács, G. and Noyes, R. W. and Shporer, A. and Esquerdo, G. A. and Fischer, D. A. and Johnson, J. A. and Marcy, G. W. and Howard, A. W. and Béky, B. and Sasselov, D. D. and Fűrész, G. and Quinn, S. N. and Stefanik, R. P. and Szklenár, T. and Berlind, P. and Calkins, M. L. and Lázár, J. and Papp, I. and Sári, P. (2011) Hat-P-28b and Hat-P-29b: Two Sub-Jupiter Mass Transiting Planets. Astrophysical Journal, 733 (2). Art. No. 116. ISSN 0004-637X. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20110606-085236123

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Abstract

We present the discovery of two transiting exoplanets. HAT-P-28b orbits a V = 13.03 G3 dwarf star with a period P = 3.2572 days and has a mass of 0.63 ± 0.04 M_J and a radius of 1.21^(+0.11)_(–0.08) R_J yielding a mean density of 0.44 ± 0.09 g cm^(–3). HAT-P-29b orbits a V = 11.90 F8 dwarf star with a period P = 5.7232 days and has a mass of 0.78^(+0.08)_(–0.04) M_J and a radius of 1.11^(+0.14)_(–0.08) R_J yielding a mean density of 0.71 ± 0.18 g cm^(–3). We discuss the properties of these planets in the context of other known transiting planets.


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AuthorORCID
Buchhave, L. A.0000-0003-1605-5666
Torres, G.0000-0002-5286-0251
Latham, D. W.0000-0001-9911-7388
Shporer, A.0000-0002-1836-3120
Marcy, G. W.0000-0002-2909-0113
Howard, A. W.0000-0001-8638-0320
Calkins, M. L.0000-0002-2830-5661
Additional Information:© 2011 The American Astronomical Society. Received 2011 January 17; accepted 2011 March 24; published 2011 May 16. Based in part on observations made with the Nordic Optical Telescope, operated on the island of La Palma jointly by Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, in the Spanish Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias. Based in part on observations obtained at the W. M. Keck Observatory, which is operated by the University of California and the California Institute of Technology. Keck time has been granted by NOAO (A201Hr) and NASA (N018Hr, N167Hr). HATNet operations have been funded by NASA grants NNG04GN74G, NNX08AF23G and SAO IR&D grants. Work of G.A´ .B. was supported by the Postdoctoral Fellowship of the NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Program (AST-0702843 and AST-0702821, respectively). G.T. acknowledges partial support from NASA grant NNX09AF59G. We acknowledge partial support also from the Kepler mission under NASA Cooperative Agreement NCC2-1390 (PI: D.W.L.). G.K. thanks the Hungarian Scientific Research Foundation (OTKA) for support through grant K-81373. This research has made use of Keck telescope time granted through NOAO (program A201Hr) and NASA (N018Hr, N167Hr). This paper uses observations obtained with facilities of the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope and the Nordic Optical Telescope, operated on the island of La Palma jointly by Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, in the Spanish Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias. We thank to Johan Fynbo for help on the distance estimate.
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Funding AgencyGrant Number
NASANNG04GN74G
NASANNX08AF23G
Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryUNSPECIFIED
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics FellowshipAST-0702843
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics FellowshipAST-0702821
NASANNX09AF59G
NASANCC2-1390
Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)K-81373
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)A201Hr
NASAN018Hr
NASAN167Hr
Subject Keywords:planetary systems; stars: individual (HAT-P-28, GSC 2284-00503, HAT-P-29, GSC 3293-01539); techniques: photometric; techniques: spectroscopic
Issue or Number:2
Classification Code:PACS: 97.82.-j; 97.10.Nf; 97.20.Ge; 95.85.Kr; 97.20.Jg
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Official Citation:Hat-P-28b and Hat-P-29b: Two Sub-Jupiter Mass Transiting Planets L. A. Buchhave, G. Á. Bakos, J. D. Hartman, G. Torres, D. W. Latham, J. Andersen, G. Kovács, R. W. Noyes, A. Shporer, G. A. Esquerdo, D. A. Fischer, J. A. Johnson, G. W. Marcy, A. W. Howard, B. Béky, D. D. Sasselov, G. Fűrész, S. N. Quinn, R. P. Stefanik, T. Szklenár, P. Berlind, M. L. Calkins, J. Lázár, I. Papp and P. Sári doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/733/2/116
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Deposited By: Ruth Sustaita
Deposited On:06 Jun 2011 16:30
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