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Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission: I. CoRoT-Exo-1b: A low-density short-period planet around a G0V star

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Context. The pioneer space mission for photometric planet searches, CoRoT, steadily monitors about 12 000 stars in each of its fields of view. Transit candidates can be detected early in the processing of the data and before the end of a run of observation.Aims. We report the detection of the first planet discovered by CoRoT and characterizing it with the help of follow-up observations.Methods. Raw data were filtered from outliers and residuals at the orbital period of the satellite. The orbi...

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10.1051/0004-6361:200809353

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Journal:
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Volume:
482
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2008-05-05
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EISSN:
1432-0746
ISSN:
0004-6361
URN:
uuid:d0ddc160-b3b8-40e8-a041-4a7364d52bf5
Source identifiers:
160758
Local pid:
pubs:160758

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