Measuring accurate transit parameters

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-109
Number of pages11
JournalProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Issue numberS253
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science


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