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EChO: Exoplanet characterisation observatory

Abstract:

A dedicated mission to investigate exoplanetary atmospheres represents a major milestone in our quest to understand our place in the universe by placing our Solar System in context and by addressing the suitability of planets for the presence of life. EChO-the Exoplanet Characterisation Observatory-is a mission concept specifically geared for this purpose. EChO will provide simultaneous, multi-wavelength spectroscopic observations on a stable platform that will allow very long exposures. The ...

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10.1007/s10686-012-9303-4

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Tinetti, G More by this author
Beaulieu, JP More by this author
Henning, T More by this author
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Journal:
Experimental Astronomy
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
311-353
Publication date:
2012-10-05
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ISSN:
0922-6435
URN:
uuid:92d412b7-0d86-417c-ad64-ad3053f58895
Source identifiers:
354695
Local pid:
pubs:354695
Language:
English
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