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  • Ground-based photometry of space-based transit detections: photometric follow-up of the CoRoT mission 

    Deeg, H. J.; Gillon, M.; Shporer, A.; Rouan, D.; Stecklum, B.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Alapini, Aude; Almenara, J.-M.; Alonso, R.; Barbieri, M.; Bouchy, F.; Eislöffel, J.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Eigmüller, P.; Handler, G.; Hatzes, A.; Kabath, P.; Lendl, M.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Rabus, M.; Tingley, B.; Titz, R. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    The motivation, techniques and performance of the ground-based photometric follow-up of transit detections by the CoRoT space mission are presented. Its principal raison d'être arises from the much higher spatial resolution ...
  • Hubble Space Telescope transmission spectroscopy of the exoplanet HD 189733b: high-altitude atmospheric haze in the optical and near-ultraviolet with STIS 

    Sing, David K.; Pont, F.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Charbonneau, D.; Desert, J.-M.; Gibson, N.; Gilliland, R.L.; Hayek, W.; Henry, G.; Knutson, H.; Lecavelier des Etangs, A.; Mazeh, T.; Shporer, A. (Oxford University Press / Royal Astronomical Society, 2011)
    We present Hubble Space Telescope (HST) optical and near-ultraviolet transmission spectra of the transiting hot Jupiter HD 189733b, taken with the repaired Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) instrument. The resulting ...
  • Noise properties of the CoRoT data. A planet-finding perspective 

    Aigrain, Suzanne; Pont, F.; Fressin, F.; Alapini, Aude; Alonso, R.; Auvergne, M.; Barbieri, M.; Barge, P.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Deeg, H. J.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gondoin, P.; Guterman, P.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Magain, P.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Rouan, D.; Schneider, J.; Wuchterl, G.; Zucker, S. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    In this short paper, we study the photometric precision of stellar light curves obtained by the CoRoT satellite in its planet-finding channel, with a particular emphasis on the time scales characteristic of planetary ...
  • Planetary transit candidates in CoRoT-LRc01 field 

    Cabrera, J.; Fridlund, M.; Ollivier, M.; Gandolfi, D.; Csizmadia, Sz.; Alonso, R.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Alapini, Aude; Almenara, J.-M.; Barge, P.; Bonomo, A. S.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Bruntt, H.; Carone, L.; Carpano, S.; Deeg, H. J.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Gillon, M.; Gondoin, P.; Guenther, E. W.; Guillot, T.; Hartmann, M.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Lovis, C.; Magain, P.; Mayor, M.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Ofir, A.; Pätzold, M.; Pepe, F.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rabus, M.; Rauer, H.; Régulo, C.; Renner, S.; Rouan, D.; Samuel, B.; Santerne, A.; Schneider, J.; Shporer, A.; Stecklum, B.; Tingley, B.; Udry, S.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    Aims. We present here the list of planetary transit candidates detected in the first long run observed by CoRoT: LRc01, towards the galactic center in the direction of Aquila, which lasted from May to October 2007. Methods. ...
  • Planetary transit candidates in the CoRoT initial run: resolving their nature 

    Moutou, C.; Pont, F.; Bouchy, F.; Deleuil, M.; Almenara, J.-M.; Alonso, R.; Barbieri, M.; Bruntt, H.; Deeg, H. J.; Fridlund, M.; Gandolfi, D.; Gillon, M.; Guenther, E. W.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Loeillet, B.; Mayor, M.; Mazeh, T.; Queloz, D.; Rabus, M.; Rouan, D.; Shporer, A.; Udry, S.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Auvergne, M.; Baglin, A.; Barge, P.; Benz, W.; Bordé, P.; Carpano, S.; De la Reza, R.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Gondoin, P.; Guillot, T.; Jorda, L.; Kabath, P.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Lovis, C.; Magain, P.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Pepe, F.; Rauer, H.; Schneider, J.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    With the release of CoRoT lightcurves of the Initial Run IRa01, 50 transiting planetary candidates have been published in a companion paper. About twenty of them were identified as binary stars from the CoRoT lightcurve ...
  • Rate and nature of false positives in the CoRoT exoplanet search 

    Almenara, J.-M.; Deeg, H. J.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Alonso, R.; Auvergne, M.; Baglin, A.; Barbieri, M.; Barge, P.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Bruntt, H.; Cabrera, J.; Carone, L.; Carpano, S.; Catala, C.; Csizmadia, Sz.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gandolfi, D.; Gillon, M.; Gondoin, P.; Guenther, E. W.; Guillot, T.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Loeillet, B.; Magain, P.; Mayor, M.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Régulo, C.; Renner, S.; Rouan, D.; Samuel, B.; Schneider, J.; Shporer, A.; Wuchterl, G.; Zucker, S. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    Context. The CoRoT satellite searches for planets by applying the transit method, monitoring up to 12,000 stars in the galactic plane for 150 days in each observing run. This search is contaminated by a large fraction of ...
  • Removing systematics from the CoRoT light curves. I. Magnitude-dependent zero point 

    Mazeh, T.; Guterman, P.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Zucker, S.; Grinberg, N.; Alapini, Aude; Alonso, R.; Auvergne, M.; Barbieri, M.; Barge, P.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Deeg, H. J.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gondoin, P.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Magain, P.; Moutou, C.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Rouan, D.; Sabo, R.; Schneider, J.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    This paper presents an analysis that searched for systematic effects within the CoRoT exoplanet field light curves. The analysis identified a systematic effect that modified the zero point of most CoRoT exposures as a ...
  • The secondary eclipse of CoRoT-1b 

    Alonso, R.; Alapini, Aude; Aigrain, Suzanne; Auvergne, M.; Baglin, A.; Barbieri, M.; Barge, P.; Bonomo, A. S.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Chaintreuil, S.; De la Reza, R.; Deeg, H. J.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; De Oliveira Fialho, F.; Gondoin, P.; Guillot, T.; Hatzes, A.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Magain, P.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Rouan, D.; Schneider, J.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    The transiting planet CoRoT-1b is thought to belong to the pM-class of planets, in which the thermal emission dominates in the optical wavelengths. We present a detection of its secondary eclipse in the CoRoT white channel ...
  • The secondary eclipse of the transiting exoplanet CoRoT-2b 

    Alonso, R.; Guillot, T.; Mazeh, T.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Alapini, Aude; Barge, P.; Hatzes, A.; Pont, F. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    We present a study of the light curve of the transiting exoplanet CoRoT-2b, aimed at detecting the secondary eclipse and measuring its depth. The data were obtained with the CoRoT satellite during its first run of more ...
  • Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. I. CoRoT-Exo-1b: a low-density short-period planet around a G0V star 

    Barge, P.; Baglin, A.; Auvergne, M.; Rauer, H.; Léger, A.; Schneider, J.; Pont, F.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Almenara, J.-M.; Alonso, R.; Barbieri, M.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Deeg, H. J.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gillon, M.; Gondoin, P.; Guillot, T.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Jorda, L.; Kabath, P.; Lammer, H.; Llebaria, A.; Loeillet, B.; Magain, P.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Queloz, D.; Rouan, D.; Shporer, A.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2008)
    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 ...
  • Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. II. CoRoT-Exo-2b: a transiting planet around an active G star 

    Alonso, R.; Auvergne, M.; Baglin, A.; Ollivier, M.; Moutou, C.; Rouan, D.; Deeg, H. J.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Almenara, J.-M.; Barbieri, M.; Barge, P.; Benz, W.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gillon, M.; Gondoin, P.; Guillot, T.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Kabath, P.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Loeillet, B.; Magain, P.; Mayor, M.; Mazeh, T.; Pätzold, M.; Pepe, F.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Shporer, A.; Schneider, J.; Stecklum, B.; Udry, S.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2008)
    Context. The CoRoT mission, a pioneer in exoplanet searches from space, has completed its first 150 days of continuous observations of ~12 000 stars in the galactic plane. An analysis of the raw data identifies the most ...
  • Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. IV. CoRoT-Exo-4b: a transiting planet in a 9.2 day synchronous orbit 

    Aigrain, Suzanne; Collier Cameron, A.; Ollivier, M.; Pont, F.; Jorda, L.; Almenara, J.-M.; Alonso, R.; Barge, P.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Deeg, H. J.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gondoin, P.; Gillon, M.; Guillot, T.; Hatzes, A.; Lammer, H.; Lanza, A. F.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Magain, P.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Pätzold, M.; Pinte, C.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Rouan, D.; Schneider, J.; Wuchterl, G.; Zucker, S. (EDP Sciences, 2008)
    CoRoT, the first space-based transit search, provides ultra-high-precision light curves with continuous time-sampling over periods of up to 5 months. This allows the detection of transiting planets with relatively long ...
  • Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. V. CoRoT-Exo-4b: stellar and planetary parameters 

    Moutou, C.; Bruntt, H.; Guillot, T.; Shporer, A.; Guenther, E. W.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Almenara, J.-M.; Alonso, R.; Auvergne, M.; Baglin, A.; Barbieri, M.; Barge, P.; Benz, W.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Deeg, H. J.; De la Reza, R.; Deleuil, M.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gillon, M.; Gondoin, P.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Jorda, L.; Kabath, P.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Loeillet, B.; Magain, P.; Mayor, M.; Mazeh, T.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Pepe, F.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rabus, M.; Rauer, H.; Rouan, D.; Schneider, J.; Udry, S.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2008)
    Aims. The CoRoT satellite has announced its fourth transiting planet (Aigrain et al. 2008, A&A, 488, L43) with space photometry. We describe and analyse complementary observations of this system performed to establish the ...
  • Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. VI. CoRoT-Exo-3b: the first secure inhabitant of the brown-dwarf desert 

    Deleuil, M.; Deeg, H. J.; Alonso, R.; Bouchy, F.; Rouan, D.; Auvergne, M.; Baglin, A.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Almenara, J.-M.; Barbieri, M.; Barge, P.; Bruntt, H.; Bordé, P.; Collier Cameron, A.; Csizmadia, Sz.; De la Reza, R.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gandolfi, D.; Gillon, M.; Guenther, E. W.; Guillot, T.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Loeillet, B.; Mayor, M.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Schneider, J.; Shporer, A.; Wuchterl, G.; Zucker, S. (EDP Sciences, 2008)
    Context. The CoRoT space mission routinely provides high-precision photometric measurements of thousands of stars that have been continuously observed for months. Aims. The discovery and characterization of the first very ...
  • Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. VII. The “hot-Jupiter”-type planet CoRoT-5b 

    Rauer, H.; Queloz, D.; Csizmadia, Sz.; Deleuil, M.; Alonso, R.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Almenara, J.-M.; Auvergne, M.; Baglin, A.; Barge, P.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Bruntt, H.; Cabrera, J.; Carone, L.; Carpano, S.; De la Reza, R.; Deeg, H. J.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Fridlund, M.; Gandolfi, D.; Gillon, M.; Guillot, T.; Guenther, E. W.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Kabath, P.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Léger, A.; Llebaria, A.; Magain, P.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Ollivier, M.; Pätzold, M.; Pont, F.; Rabus, M.; Renner, S.; Rouan, D.; Shporer, A.; Samuel, B.; Schneider, J.; Triaud, A. H. M. J.; Wuchterl, G. (EDP Sciences, 2009)
    Aims. The CoRoT space mission continues to photometrically monitor about 12,000 stars in its field-of-view for a series of target fields to search for transiting extrasolar planets ever since 2007. Deep transit signals can ...
  • Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. VIII. CoRoT-7b: the first super-Earth with measured radius 

    Léger, A.; Rouan, D.; Schneider, J.; Barge, P.; Fridlund, M.; Samuel, B.; Ollivier, M.; Guenther, E. W.; Deleuil, M.; Deeg, H. J.; Auvergne, M.; Heuripeau, F.; Huntzinger, G.; Hustaix, H.; Imad, C.; Imbert, C.; Johlander, B.; Jouret, M.; Journoud, P.; Karioty, F.; Kerjean, L.; Alonso, R.; Lafaille, V.; Lafond, L.; Lam-Trong, T.; Landiech, P.; Lapeyrere, V.; Larqué, T.; Laudet, P.; Lautier, N.; Lecann, H.; Lefevre, L.; Aigrain, Suzanne; Leruyet, B.; Levacher, P.; Magnan, A.; Mazy, E.; Mertens, F.; Mesnager, J.-M.; Meunier, J.-C.; Michel, J.-P.; Monjoin, W.; Naudet, D.; Alapini, Aude; Nguyen-Kim, K.; Orcesi, J.-L.; Ottacher, H.; Perez, R.; Peter, G.; Plasson, P.; Plesseria, J.-Y.; Pontet, B.; Pradines, A.; Quentin, C.; Almenara, J.-M.; Reynaud, J.-L.; Rolland, G.; Rollenhagen, F.; Romagnan, R.; Russ, N.; Schmidt, R.; Schwartz, N.; Sebbag, I.; Sedes, G.; Smit, H.; Baglin, A.; Steller, M. B.; Sunter, W.; Surace, C.; Tello, M.; Tiphène, D.; Toulouse, P.; Ulmer, B.; Vandermarcq, O.; Vergnault, E.; Vuillemin, A.; Barbieri, M.; Bruntt, H.; Bordé, P.; Bouchy, F.; Cabrera, J.; Catala, C.; Carone, L.; Carpano, S.; Csizmadia, Sz.; Dvorak, R.; Erikson, A.; Ferraz-Mello, S.; Foing, B.; Fressin, F.; Gandolfi, D.; Gillon, M.; Gondoin, P.; Grasset, O.; Guillot, T.; Hatzes, A.; Hébrard, G.; Jorda, L.; Lammer, H.; Llebaria, A.; Loeillet, B.; Mayor, M.; Mazeh, T.; Moutou, C.; Pätzold, M.; Pont, F.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Renner, S.; Samadi, R.; Shporer, A.; Sotin, C.; Tingley, B.; Wuchterl, G.; Adda, M.; Agogu, P.; Appourchaux, T.; Ballans, H.; Baron, P.; Beaufort, T.; Bellenger, R.; Berlin, R.; Bernardi, P.; Blouin, D.; Baudin, F.; Bodin, P.; Boisnard, L.; Boit, L.; Bonneau, F.; Borzeix, S.; Breit, R.; Buey, J.-T.; Butler, B.; Cailleau, D.; Cautain, R.; Chabaud, P.-Y.; Chaintreuil, S.; Chiavassa, F.; Costes, V.; Cuna Parrho, V.; De Oliveira Fialho, F.; Decaudin, M.; Defise, J.-M.; Djalal, S.; Epstein, G.; Exil, G.-E.; Fauré, C.; Fenouillet, T.; Gaboriaud, A.; Gallic, A.; Gamet, P.; Gavalda, P.; Grolleau, E.; Gruneisen, R.; Gueguen, L.; Guis, V.; Guivarc'h, V.; Guterman, P.; Hallouard, D.; Hasiba, J. (2009)
    Aims. We report the discovery of very shallow (ΔF/F ≈ 3.4×10−4), periodic dips in the light curve of an active V = 11.7 G9V star observed by the CoRoT satellite, which we interpret as caused by a transiting companion. We ...