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Author Grieves, N.; Nielsen, LD.; Vines, JI.; Bryant, EM.; Gill, S.; Bouchy, F.; Lendl, M.; Bayliss, D.; Eigmueller, P.; Segransan, D.; Acton, JS.; Anderson, DR.; Burleigh, MR.; Casewell, SL.; Chaushev, A.; Cooke, BF.; Gillen, E.; Goad, MR.; Gunther, MN.; Henderson, BA.; Hogan, A.; Jenkins, JS.; Alves, DR.; Jordan, A.; McCormac, J.; Moyano, M.; Queloz, D.; Raynard, L.; Seidel, JV.; Smith, AMS.; Tilbrook, RH.; Udry, S.; West, RG.; Wheatley, PJ.
Title NGTS-13b: a hot 4.8 Jupiter-mass planet transiting a subgiant star Type
Year 2021 Publication Astronomy & Astrophysics Abbreviated Journal Astron. Astrophys.
Volume 647 Issue Pages A180
Keywords planets and satellites: detection; planets and satellites: individual: NGTS-13b; techniques: photometric; techniques: radial velocities
Abstract We report the discovery of the massive hot Jupiter NGTS-13b by the Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS). The V = 12.7 host star is likely in the subgiant evolutionary phase with logg(*) = 4.04 +/- 0.05, T-eff = 5819 +/- 73 K, M-* = 1.30(-0.18)(+0.11) M-circle dot, and R-* = 1.79 +/- 0.06 R-circle dot. The NGTS detected a transiting planet with a period of P = 4.12 days around the star, which was later validated with the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS; TIC 454069765). We confirm the planet using radial velocities from the CORALIE spectrograph. Using NGTS and TESS full-frame image photometry combined with CORALIE radial velocities, we determine NGTS-13b to have a radius of R-P = 1.142 +/- 0.046 R-Jup, a mass of M-P = 4.84 +/- 0.44 M-Jup, and an eccentricity of e = 0.086 +/- 0.034. Previous studies have suggested that similar to 4 M-Jup may be the border separating two formation scenarios (e.g., core accretion and disk instability) and that massive giant planets share similar formation mechanisms as lower-mass brown dwarfs. NGTS-13b is just above 4 M-Jup, making it an important addition to the statistical sample needed to understand the differences between various classes of substellar companions. The high metallicity of NGTS-13, [Fe/H] = 0.25 +/- 0.17, does not support previous suggestions that massive giants are found preferentially around lower metallicity host stars, but NGTS-13b does support findings that more massive and evolved hosts may have a higher occurrence of close-in massive planets than lower-mass unevolved stars.
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Author Jenkins, J.S.; Diaz, M.R.; Kurtovic, N.T.; Espinoza, N.; Vines, J.I.; Rojas, P.A.P.; Brahm, R.; Torres, P.; Cortes-Zuleta, P.; Soto, M.G.; Lopez, E.D.; King, G.W.; Wheatley, P.J.; Winn, J.N.; Ciardi, D.R.; Ricker, G.; Vanderspek, R.; Latham, D.W.; Seager, S.; Jenkins, J.M.; Beichman, C.A.; Bieryla, A.; Burke, C.J.; Christiansen, J.L.; Henze, C.E.; Klaus, T.C.; McCauliff, S.; Mori, M.; Narita, N.; Nishiumi, T.; Tamura, M.; de Leon, J.P.; Quinn, S.N.; Villasenor, J.N.; Vezie, M.; Lissauer, J.J.; Collins, K.A.; Collins, K.I.; Isopi, G.; Mallia, F.; Ercolino, A.; Petrovich, C.; Jordan, A.; Acton, J.S.; Armstrong, D.J.; Bayliss, D.; Bouchy, F.; Belardi, C.; Bryant, E.M.; Burleigh, M.R.; Cabrera, J.; Casewell, S.L.; Chaushev, A.; Cooke, B.F.; Eigmuller, P.; Erikson, A.; Foxell, E.; Gansicke, B.T.; Gill, S.; Gillen, E.; Gunther, M.N.; Goad, M.R.; Hooton, M.J.; Jackman, J.A.G.; Louden, T.; McCormac, J.; Moyano, M.; Nielsen, L.D.; Pollacco, D.; Queloz, D.; Rauer, H.; Raynard, L.; Smith, A.M.S.; Tilbrook, R.H.; Titz-Weider, R.; Turner, O.; Udry, S.; Walker, S.R.; Watson, C.A.; West, R.G.; Palle, E.; Ziegler, C.; Law, N.; Mann, A.W.
Title An ultrahot Neptune in the Neptune desert Type
Year 2020 Publication Nature Astronomy Abbreviated Journal Nat. Astron.
Volume 4 Issue 12 Pages 11481157
Keywords PLANETS; ATMOSPHERE; EXOPLANETS; ALGORITHM; EFFICIENT; DWARFS; STARS; TOOL
Abstract About 1 out of 200 Sun-like stars has a planet with an orbital period shorter than one day: an ultrashort-period planet(1,2). All of the previously known ultrashort-period planets are either hot Jupiters, with sizes above 10 Earth radii (R-circle plus), or apparently rocky planets smaller than 2 R-circle plus. Such lack of planets of intermediate size (the `hot Neptune desert') has been interpreted as the inability of low-mass planets to retain any hydrogen/ helium (H/He) envelope in the face of strong stellar irradiation. Here we report the discovery of an ultrashort-period planet with a radius of 4.6 R-circle plus and a mass of 29 M-circle plus, firmly in the hot Neptune desert. Data from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite(3) revealed transits of the bright Sun-like star LTT 9779 every 0.79 days. The planet's mean density is similar to that of Neptune, and according to thermal evolution models, it has a H/He-rich envelope constituting 9.0(-2.9)(+2.7) % of the total mass. With an equilibrium temperature around 2,000 K, it is unclear how this `ultrahot Neptune' managed to retain such an envelope. Follow-up observations of the planet's atmosphere to better understand its origin and physical nature will be facilitated by the star's brightness (V-mag = 9.8).
Address [Jenkins, James S.; Diaz, Matias R.; Kurtovic, Nicolas T.; Vines, Jose I.; Rojas, Pablo A. Pena; Cortes-Zuleta, Pia] Univ Chile, Dept Astron, Las Condes, Chile, Email: jjenkins@das.uchile.cl
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Publisher Nature Research Place of Publication Editor
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ISSN 2397-3366 ISBN Medium
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Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1240
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Author Lendl, M.; Bouchy, F.; Gill, S.; Nielsen, L.D.; Turner, O.; Stassun, K.; Acton, J.S.; Anderson, D.R.; Armstrong, D.J.; Bayliss, D.; Belardi, C.; Bryant, E.M.; Burleigh, M.R.; Chaushev, A.; Casewell, S.L.; Cooke, B.F.; Eigmuller, P.; Gillen, E.; Goad, M.R.; Gunther, M.N.; Hagelberg, J.; Jenkins, J.S.; Louden, T.; Marmier, M.; McCormac, J.; Moyano, M.; Pollacco, D.; Raynard, L.; Tilbrook, R.H.; Udry, S.; Vines, J.I.; West, R.G.; Wheatley, P.J.; Ricker, G.; Vanderspek, R.; Latham, D.W.; Seager, S.; Winn, J.; Jenkins, J.M.; Addison, B.; Briceno, C.; Brahm, R.; Caldwell, D.A.; Doty, J.; Espinoza, N.; Goeke, B.; Henning, T.; Jordan, A.; Krishnamurthy, A.; Law, N.; Morris, R.; Okumura, J.; Mann, A.W.; Rodriguez, J.E.; Sarkis, P.; Schlieder, J.; Twicken, J.D.; Villanueva, S.; Wittenmyer, R.A.; Wright, D.J.; Ziegler, C.
Title TOI-222: a single-transit TESS candidate revealed to be a 34-d eclipsing binary with CORALIE, EulerCam, and NGTS Type
Year 2020 Publication Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society Abbreviated Journal Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc.
Volume 492 Issue 2 Pages 1761-1769
Keywords techniques: photometric; stars: individual: TOI-222; planetary systems
Abstract We report the period, eccentricity, and mass determination for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) single-transit event candidate TOI-222, which displayed a single 3000 ppm transit in the TESS 2-min cadence data from Sector 2. We determine the orbital period via radial velocity measurements (P = 33.9 d), which allowed for ground-based photometric detection of two subsequent transits. Our data show that the companion to TOI-222 is a low-mass star, with a radius of 0.18(-0.10)(+0.39) R-circle dot and a mass of 0.23 +/- 0.01 M-circle dot. This discovery showcases the ability to efficiently discover long-period systems from TESS single-transit events using a combination of radial velocity monitoring coupled with high-precision ground-based photometry.
Address [Lendl, Monika; Bouchy, Francois; Nielsen, Louise D.; Turner, Oliver; Hagelberg, Janis; Marmier, Maxime; Udry, Stephane] Univ Geneva, Observ Geneve, 51 Ch Maillettes, CH-1290 Sauverny, Switzerland, Email: monika.lendl@unige.ch
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Publisher Oxford Univ Press Place of Publication Editor
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ISSN 0035-8711 ISBN Medium
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Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 1107
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Author Nowak, G.; Palle, E.; Gandolfi, D.; Deeg, HJ.; Hirano, T.; Barragan, O.; Kuzuhara, M.; Dai, F.; Luque, R.; Persson, CM.; Fridlund, M.; Johnson, MC.; Korth, J.; Livingston, JH.; Grziwa, S.; Mathur, S.; Hatzes, AP.; Prieto-Arranz, J.; Nespral, D.; Hidalgo, D.; Hjorth, M.; Albrecht, S.; Van Eylen, V.; Lam, KWF.; Cochran, WD.; Esposito, M.; Csizmadia, S.; Guenther, EW.; Kabath, P.; Blay, P.; Brahm, R.; Jordan, A.; Espinoza, N.; Rojas, F.; Barris, NC.; Rodler, F.; Sobrino, RA.; Cabrera, J.; Carleo, I.; Chaushev, A.; de Leon, J.; Eigmuller, P.; Endl, M.; Erikson, A.; Fukui, A.; Georgieva, I.; Gonzalez-Cuesta, L.; Knudstrup, E.; Lund, MN.; Rodriguez, PM.; Murgas, F.; Narita, N.; Niraula, P.; Patzold, M.; Rauer, H.; Redfield, S.; Ribas, I.; Skarka, M.; Smith, AMS.; Subjak, J.
Title K2-280 b – a low density warm sub-Saturn around a mildly evolved star Type
Year 2020 Publication MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY Abbreviated Journal Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc.
Volume 497 Issue 4 Pages 4423-4435
Keywords techniques: photometric; techniques: radial velocities; techniques: spectroscopic; planets and satellites: detection; stars: individual: (EPIC 216494238, K2-280)
Abstract We present an independent discovery and detailed characterization of K2-280 b, a transiting low density warm sub-Saturn in a 19.9-d moderately eccentric orbit (e = 0.35(-0.04)(+0.05)) from K2 campaign 7. A joint analysis of high precision HARPS, HARPS-N, and FIES radial velocity measurements and K2 photometric data indicates that K2-280 b has a radius of R-b = 7.50 +/- 0.44 R-circle plus and a mass of M-b = 37.1 +/- 5.6 M-circle plus, yielding a mean density of rho(b) = 0.48(-0.10)(+0.13) g cm(-3). The host star is a mildly evolved G7 star with an effective temperature of T-eff = 5500 +/- 100 K, a surface gravity of log g(star) = 4.21 +/- 0.05 (cgs), and an iron abundance of [Fe/H] = 0.33 +/- 0.08 dex, and with an inferred mass of M-star = 1.03 +/- 0.03 M-circle dot and a radius of R-star = 1.28 +/- 0.07 R-circle dot. We discuss the importance of K2-280 b for testing formation scenarios of sub-Saturn planets and the current sample of this intriguing group of planets that are absent in the Solar system.
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Author Smith, AMS.; Acton, JS.; Anderson, DR.; Armstrong, DJ.; Bayliss, D.; Belardi, C.; Bouchy, F.; Brahm, R.; Briegal, JT.; Bryant, EM.; Burleigh, MR.; Cabrera, J.; Chaushev, A.; Cooke, BF.; Costes, JC.; Csizmadia, S.; Eigmuller, P.; Erikson, A.; Gill, S.; Gillen, E.; Goad, MR.; Gunther, MN.; Henderson, BA.; Hogan, A.; Jordan, A.; Lendl, M.; McCormac, J.; Moyano, M.; Nielsen, LD.; Rauer, H.; Raynard, L.; Tilbrook, RH.; Turner, O.; Udry, S.; Vines, JI.; Watson, CA.; West, RG.; Wheatley, PJ.
Title NGTS-14Ab: a Neptune-sized transiting planet in the desert Type
Year 2021 Publication Astronomy & Astrophysics Abbreviated Journal Astron. Astrophys.
Volume 646 Issue Pages A183
Keywords planetary systems; planets and satellites: detection; planets and satellites: individual: NGTS-14Ab; binaries: general
Abstract Context. The sub-Jovian, or Neptunian, desert is a previously identified region of parameter space where there is a relative dearth of intermediate-mass planets with short orbital periods.Aims. We present the discovery of a new transiting planetary system within the Neptunian desert, NGTS-14.Methods. Transits of NGTS-14Ab were discovered in photometry from the Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS). Follow-up transit photometry was conducted from several ground-based facilities, as well as extracted from TESS full-frame images. We combine radial velocities from the HARPS spectrograph with the photometry in a global analysis to determine the system parameters.Results. NGTS-14Ab has a radius that is about 30 per cent larger than that of Neptune (0.444 +/- 0.030 R-Jup) and is around 70 per cent more massive than Neptune (0.092 +/- 0.012 M-Jup). It transits the main-sequence K1 star, NGTS-14A, with a period of 3.54 days, just far away enough to have maintained at least some of its primordial atmosphere. We have also identified a possible long-period stellar mass companion to the system, NGTS-14B, and we investigate the binarity of exoplanet host stars inside and outside the Neptunian desert using Gaia.
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