By observing the transits of exoplanets, one may determine many fundamental system parameters. I review current techniques and results for the parameters that can be measured with the greatest precision, specifically, the transit times, the planetary mass and radius, and the projected spin-orbit angle.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union|
|State||Published - May 2008|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Space and Planetary Science