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Stellar Limb-Darkening's Effects on Exoplanet Characterization

Csizmadia, S (2018) Stellar Limb-Darkening's Effects on Exoplanet Characterization. In: Handbook of Exoplanets Springer. pp. 1403-1417. ISBN 978-3-319-55333-7.

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Official URL: https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-3-319-55333-7_41

Abstract

The radius of an exoplanet is one of its most important parameters. Studies of planetary interiors and atmospheres need 1–0.1% precision in radius determination. However, the precision of radius is strongly affected by our knowledge of limb darkening. Three key factors have an impact on limb darkening and radius determination: (i) the accuracy of the stellar parameters, (ii) our knowledge on limb darkening, and (iii) stellar activity. Here we review the recent progress in the field, impact of these factors on stellar limb darkening and how it affects the planetary radius determination.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/124970/
Document Type:Book Section
Title:Stellar Limb-Darkening's Effects on Exoplanet Characterization
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Csizmadia, Sszilard.csizmadia (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:2018
Journal or Publication Title:Handbook of Exoplanets
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1007/978-3-319-55333-7_41
Page Range:pp. 1403-1417
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:978-3-319-55333-7
Status:Published
Keywords:​transits; exoplanets; limb darkening
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Science and Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Projekt COROT Beteiligung
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Extrasolar Planets and Atmospheres
Deposited By: Schubert, Renate
Deposited On:13 Dec 2018 08:17
Last Modified:13 Dec 2018 08:17

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