The TESS Grand Unified Hot Jupiter Survey. I. Ten TESS Planets

Samuel W. Yee, Joshua N. Winn, Joel D. Hartman, Joseph E. Rodriguez, George Zhou, Samuel N. Quinn, David W. Latham, Allyson Bieryla, Karen A. Collins, Brett C. Addison, Isabel Angelo, Khalid Barkaoui, Paul Benni, Andrew W. Boyle, Rafael Brahm, R. Paul Butler, David R. Ciardi, Kevin I. Collins, Dennis M. Conti, Jeffrey D. CraneFei Dai, Courtney D. Dressing, Jason D. Eastman, Zahra Essack, Raquel Forés-Toribio, Elise Furlan, Tianjun Gan, Steven Giacalone, Holden Gill, Eric Girardin, Thomas Henning, Christopher E. Henze, Melissa J. Hobson, Jonathan Horner, Andrew W. Howard, Steve B. Howell, Chelsea X. Huang, Howard Isaacson, Jon M. Jenkins, Eric L.N. Jensen, Andrés Jordán, Stephen R. Kane, John F. Kielkopf, Slawomir Lasota, Alan M. Levine, Jack Lubin, Andrew W. Mann, Bob Massey, Kim K. McLeod, Matthew W. Mengel, Jose A. Muñoz, Felipe Murgas, Enric Palle, Peter Plavchan, Adam Popowicz, Don J. Radford, George R. Ricker, Pamela Rowden, Boris S. Safonov, Arjun B. Savel, Richard P. Schwarz, S. Seager, Ramotholo Sefako, Avi Shporer, Gregor Srdoc, Ivan S. Strakhov, Johanna K. Teske, C. G. Tinney, Dakotah Tyler, Robert A. Wittenmyer, Hui Zhang, Carl Ziegler

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Abstract

Hot Jupiters - short-period giant planets - were the first extrasolar planets to be discovered, but many questions about their origin remain. NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), an all-sky search for transiting planets, presents an opportunity to address these questions by constructing a uniform sample of hot Jupiters for demographic study through new detections and unifying the work of previous ground-based transit surveys. As the first results of an effort to build this large sample of planets, we report here the discovery of 10 new hot Jupiters (TOI-2193A b, TOI-2207b, TOI-2236b, TOI-2421b, TOI-2567b, TOI-2570b, TOI-3331b, TOI-3540A b, TOI-3693b, TOI-4137b). All of the planets were identified as planet candidates based on periodic flux dips observed by TESS, and were subsequently confirmed using ground-based time-series photometry, high-angular-resolution imaging, and high-resolution spectroscopy coordinated with the TESS Follow-up Observing Program. The 10 newly discovered planets orbit relatively bright F and G stars (G < 12.5, Teff between 4800 and 6200 K). The planets' orbital periods range from 2 to 10 days, and their masses range from 0.2 to 2.2 Jupiter masses. TOI-2421b is notable for being a Saturn-mass planet and TOI-2567b for being a "sub-Saturn,"with masses of 0.322 ± 0.073 and 0.195 ± 0.030 Jupiter masses, respectively. We also measured a detectably eccentric orbit (e = 0.17 ± 0.05) for TOI-2207b, a planet on an 8 day orbit, while placing an upper limit of e < 0.052 for TOI-3693b, which has a 9 day orbital period. The 10 planets described here represent an important step toward using TESS to create a large and statistically useful sample of hot Jupiters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number70
JournalAstronomical Journal
Volume164
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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