Catalog of nearby exoplanets

Butler, R. P. and Wright, J. T. and Marcy, G. W. and Fischer, D. A. and Vogt, S. S. and Tinney, C. G. and Jones, H. R. A. and Carter, B. D. and Johnson, J. A. and McCarthy, C. and Penny, A. J. (2006) Catalog of nearby exoplanets. The Astrophysical Journal, 646 (1). pp. 505-522. ISSN 0004-637X


[Abstract]: We present a catalog of nearby exoplanets. It contains the 172 known low-mass companions with orbits established through radial velocity and transit measurements around stars within 200 pc. We include five previously unpublished exoplanets orbiting the stars HD 11964, HD 66428, HD 99109, HD 107148, and HD 164922. We update orbits for 83 additional exoplanets, including many whose orbits have not been revised since their announcement, and include radial velocity time series from the Lick, Keck, and Anglo-Australian Observatory planet searches. Both these new and previously published velocities are more precise here due to improvements in our data reduction pipeline, which we applied to archival spectra. We present a brief summary of the global properties of the known exoplanets, including their distributions of orbital semimajor axis, minimum mass, and orbital eccentricity.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:56
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:41
Uncontrolled Keywords: planetary systems, stars, chromospheres

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