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Author (up) Bouma, L.G.; Hartman, J.D.; Brahm, R.; Evans, P.; Collins, K.A.; Zhou, G.; Sarkis, P.; Quinn, S.N.; de Leon, J.; Livingston, J.; Bergmann, C.; Stassun, K.G.; Bhatti, W.; Winn, J.N.; Bakos, G.A.; Abe, L.; Crouzet, N.; Dransfield, G.; Guillot, T.; Marie-Sainte, W.; Mekarnia, D.; Triaud, A.H.M.J.; Tinney, C.G.; Henning, T.; Espinoza, N.; Jordan, A.; Barbieri, M.; Nandakumar, S.; Trifonov, T.; Vines, J.I.; Vuckovic, M.; Ziegler, C.; Law, N.; Mann, A.W.; Ricker, G.R.; Vanderspek, R.; Seager, S.; Jenkins, J.M.; Burke, C.J.; Dragomir, D.; Levine, A.M.; Quintana, E.V.; Rodriguez, J.E.; Smith, J.C.; Wohler, B.
Title Cluster Difference Imaging Photometric Survey. II. TOI 837: A Young Validated Planet in IC 2602 Type
Year 2020 Publication Astronomical Journal Abbreviated Journal Astron. J.
Volume 160 Issue 5 Pages 20 pp
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Abstract We report the discovery of TOI 837b and its validation as a transiting planet. We characterize the system using data from the NASA Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite mission, the ESA Gaia mission, ground-based photometry from El Sauce and ASTEP400, and spectroscopy from CHIRON, FEROS, and Veloce. We find that TOI 837 is a T = 9.9 mag G0/F9 dwarf in the southern open cluster IC 2602. The star and planet are therefore 35(-5)(+11) million years old. Combining the transit photometry with a prior on the stellar parameters derived from the cluster color-magnitude diagram, we find that the planet has an orbital period of 8.3 days and is slightly smaller than Jupiter (R-p = 0.77(0.07)(+0.09) R-Jup). From radial velocity monitoring, we limit M-p sin i to less than 1.20 M-Jup (3 sigma). The transits either graze or nearly graze the stellar limb. Grazing transits are a cause for concern, as they are often indicative of astrophysical false-positive scenarios. Our follow-up data show that such scenarios are unlikely. Our combined multicolor photometry, high-resolution imaging, and radial velocities rule out hierarchical eclipsing binary scenarios. Background eclipsing binary scenarios, though limited by speckle imaging, remain a 0.2% possibility. TOI 837b is therefore a validated adolescent exoplanet. The planetary nature of the system can be confirmed or refuted through observations of the stellar obliquity and the planetary mass. Such observations may also improve our understanding of how the physical and orbital properties of exoplanets change in time.
Address [Bouma, L. G.; Hartman, J. D.; Bhatti, W.; Winn, J. N.; Bakos, G. A.] Princeton Univ, Dept Astrophys Sci, 4 Ivy Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540 USA, Email: luke@astro.princeton.edu
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ISSN 0004-6256 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000585065500001 Approved
Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1260
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Author (up) Grieves, N.; Bouchy, F.; Lendl, M.; Carmichael, T.; Mireles, I.; Shporer, A.; McLeod, K.K.; Collins, K.A .; Brahm, R.; Stassun, K.G.; Gill, S.; Bouma, L.G.; Guillot, T.; Cointepas, M.; Dos Santos, L.A.; Casewell, S.L.; Jenkins, J.M.; Henning, T.; Nielsen, L.D. Psaridi, A.; Udry, S.; Segransan, D.; Eastman, J.D.; Zhou, G.; Abe, L.; Agabi, A.; Bakos, G.; Charbonneau, D.; Collins, K.I.; Colon, K.D.; Crouzet, N.; Dransfield, G.; Evans, P.; Goeke, R.F.; Hart, R:, Irwin, J.M.; Jensen, E.L.N.; Jordan, A.; Kielkopf, J.F.; Latham, D.W.; Marie-Sainte, W:, Mekarnia, D.; Nelson, P.; Quinn, S.N.; Radford, D.J.; Rodriguez, D.R.; Rowden, P.; Schmider, F.X.; Schwarz, R.P.; Smith, J.C.; Stockdale, C.; Suarez, O.; Tan, T.G.; Triaud, A.H.M.J.; Waalkes, W.; Wingham, G.
Title Populating the brown dwarf and stellar boundary: Five stars with transiting companions near the hydrogen-burning mass limit Type
Year 2021 Publication Astronomy & Astrophysics Abbreviated Journal Astron. Astrophys.
Volume 652 Issue Pages
Keywords brown dwarfs; stars; low-mass; binaries: eclipsing
Abstract We report the discovery of five transiting companions near the hydrogen-burning mass limit in close orbits around main sequence stars originally identified by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) as TESS objects of interest (TOIs): TOI-148, TOI-587, TOI-681, TOI-746, and TOI-1213. Using TESS and ground-based photometry as well as radial velocities from the CORALIE, CHIRON, TRES, and FEROS spectrographs, we found the companions have orbital periods between 4.8 and 27.2 days, masses between 77 and 98 M-Jup , and radii between 0.81 and 1.66 R-Jup . These targets have masses near the uncertain lower limit of hydrogen core fusion (similar to 73-96 M-Jup ), which separates brown dwarfs and low-mass stars. We constrained young ages for TOI-587 (0.2 +/- 0.1 Gyr) and TOI-681 (0.17 +/- 0.03 Gyr) and found them to have relatively larger radii compared to other transiting companions of a similar mass. Conversely we estimated older ages for TOI-148 and TOI-746 and found them to have relatively smaller companion radii. With an effective temperature of 9800 +/- 200 K, TOI-587 is the hottest known main-sequence star to host a transiting brown dwarf or very low-mass star. We found evidence of spin-orbit synchronization for TOI-148 and TOI-746 as well as tidal circularization for TOI-148. These companions add to the population of brown dwarfs and very low-mass stars with well measured parameters ideal to test formation models of these rare objects, the origin of the brown dwarf desert, and the distinction between brown dwarfs and hydrogen-burning main sequence stars.
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Notes WOS:000686774100006 Approved
Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1461
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Author (up) Jordan, A.; Brahm, R.; Espinoza, N.; Henning, T.; Jones, M.I.; Kossakowski, D.; Sarkis, P.; Trifonov, T.; Rojas, F.; Torres, P.; Drass, H.; Nandakumar, S.; Barbieri, M.; Davis, A.; Wang, S.H.; Bayliss, D.; Bouma, L.; Dragomir, D.; Eastman, J.D.; Daylan, T.; Guerrero, N.; Barclay, T.; Ting, E.B.; Henze, C.E.; Ricker, G.; Vanderspek, R.; Latham, D.W.; Seager, S.; Winn, J.; Jenkins, J.M.; Wittenmyer, R.A.; Bowler, B.P.; Crossfield, I.; Horner, J.; Kane, S.R.; Kielkopf, J.F.; Morton, T.D.; Plavchan, P.; Tinney, C.G.; Addison, B.; Mengel, M.W.; Okumura, J.; Shahaf, S.; Mazeh, T.; Rabus, M.; Shporer, A.; Ziegler, C.; Mann, A.W.; Hart, R.
Title TOI-677b: A Warm Jupiter (P=11.2 days) on an Eccentric Orbit Transiting a Late F-type Star Type
Year 2020 Publication Astronomical Journal Abbreviated Journal Astron. J.
Volume 159 Issue 4 Pages 10 pp
Keywords Exoplanets; Extrasolar gas giants; Exoplanet astronomy; Transit photometry; Radial velocity; Planet hosting stars
Abstract We report the discovery of TOI-677.b, first identified as a candidate in light curves obtained within Sectors 9 and 10 of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission and confirmed with radial velocities. TOI-677.b has a mass of M-p = 1.236(-0.067)(+0.069) M-J, a radius of R-P = 1.170 +/- 0.03 R-J, and orbits its bright host star (V=.9.8 mag) with an orbital period of 11.23660 +/- 0.00011 d, on an eccentric orbit with e = 0.435 +/- 0.024. The host star has a mass of M-star = 1.181 +/- 0.058 M-circle dot, a radius of R. = 1.28(-0.03)(+0.03) R-circle dot, an age of 2.92(-0.73)(+0.80) Gyr and solar metallicity, properties consistent with a main-sequence late-F star with T-eff = 6295 +/- 77 K. We find evidence in the radial velocity measurements of a secondary long-term signal, which could be due to an outer companion. The TOI-677.b system is a well-suited target for Rossiter-Mclaughlin observations that can constrain migration mechanisms of close-in giant planets.
Address [Jordan, Andres] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Ingn & Ciencias, Ave Diagonal Torres 2640, Santiago, Chile
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Publisher Iop Publishing Ltd Place of Publication Editor
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ISSN 0004-6256 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000521218500001 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 1129
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