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Author 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. doi  openurl
  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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Author Dong, J.Y.; Huang, C.X.; Dawson, R.I.; Foreman-Mackey, D.; Collins, K.A.; Quinn, S.N.; Lissauer, J.J.; Beatty, T.; Quarles, B.; Sha, L.Z.; Shporer, A.; Guo, Z.; Kane, S.R.; Abe, L.; Barkaoui, K.; Benkhaldoun, Z.; Brahm, R.; Bouchy, F.; Carmichael, T.W.; Collins, K.I.; Conti, D.M.; Crouzet, N.; Dransfield, G.; Evans, P.; Gan, T.J.; Ghachoui, M.; Gillon, M.; Grieves, N.; Guillot, T.; Hellier, C.; Jehin, E.; Jensen, E.L.N.; Jordan, A.; Kamler, J.; Kielkopf, J.F.; Mekarnia, D.; Nielsen, L.D.; Pozuelos, F.J.; Radford, D.J.; Schmider, F.X.; Schwarz, R.P.; Stockdale, C.; Tan, T.G.; Timmermans, M.; Triaud, A.H.M.J.; Wang, G.; Ricker, G.; Vanderspek, R.; Latham, D.W.; Seager, S.; Winn, J.N.; Jenkins, J.M.; Mireles, I.; Yahalomi, D.A.; Morgan, E.H.; Vezie, M.; Quintana, E.V.; Rose, M.E.; Smith, J.C.; Shiao, B. doi  openurl
  Title Warm Jupiters in TESS Full-frame Images: A Catalog and Observed Eccentricity Distribution for Year 1 Type
  Year 2021 Publication Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series Abbreviated Journal Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser.  
  Volume 255 Issue 1 Pages 6  
  Keywords TRANSITING BROWN DWARFS; IN-SITU FORMATION; METAL-RICH STARS; HOT JUPITERS; GIANT PLANETS; IDENTIFYING EXOPLANETS; ORBITAL MIGRATION; INPUT CATALOG; LIGHT CURVES; SUPER-EARTHS  
  Abstract Warm Jupiters-defined here as planets larger than 6 Earth radii with orbital periods of 8-200 days-are a key missing piece in our understanding of how planetary systems form and evolve. It is currently debated whether Warm Jupiters form in situ, undergo disk or high-eccentricity tidal migration, or have a mixture of origin channels. These different classes of origin channels lead to different expectations for Warm Jupiters' properties, which are currently difficult to evaluate due to the small sample size. We take advantage of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) survey and systematically search for Warm Jupiter candidates around main-sequence host stars brighter than the TESS-band magnitude of 12 in the full-frame images in Year 1 of the TESS Prime Mission data. We introduce a catalog of 55 Warm Jupiter candidates, including 19 candidates that were not originally released as TESS objects of interest by the TESS team. We fit their TESS light curves, characterize their eccentricities and transit-timing variations, and prioritize a list for ground-based follow-up and TESS Extended Mission observations. Using hierarchical Bayesian modeling, we find the preliminary eccentricity distributions of our Warm-Jupiter-candidate catalog using a beta distribution, a Rayleigh distribution, and a two-component Gaussian distribution as the functional forms of the eccentricity distribution. Additional follow-up observations will be required to clean the sample of false positives for a full statistical study, derive the orbital solutions to break the eccentricity degeneracy, and provide mass measurements.  
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Author 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. doi  openurl
  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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Author Kaye, L.; Vissapragada, S.; Gunther, M.N.; Aigrain, S.; Mikal-Evans, T.; Jensen, E.L.N.; Parviainen, H.; Pozuelos, F.J.; Abe, L.; Acton, J.S.; Agabi, A.; Alves, D.R.; Anderson, D.R.; Armstrong, D.J.; Barkaoui, K.; Barragan, O.; Benneke, B.; Boyd, P.T.; Brahm, R.; Bruni, I.; Bryant, E.M.; Burleigh, M.R.; Casewell, S.L.; Ciardi, D.; Cloutier, R.; Collins, K.A.; Collins, K.I.; Conti, D.M.; Crossfield, I.J.M.; Crouzet, N.; Daylan, T.; Dragomir, D.; Dransfield, G.; Fabrycky, D.; Fausnaugh, M.; Gan, T.J.; Gill, S.; Gillon, M.; Goad, M.R.; Gorjian, V.; Greklek-McKeon, M.; Guerrero, N.; Guillot, T.; Jehin, E.; Jenkins, J.S.; Lendl, M.; Kamler, J.; Kane, S.R.; Kielkopf, J.F.; Kunimoto, M.; Marie-Sainte, W.; McCormac, J.; Mekarnia, D.; Morales, F.Y.; Moyano, M.; Palle, E.; Parmentier, V; Relles, H.M.; Schmider, F.X.; Schwarz, R.P.; Seager, S.; Smith, A.M.S.; Tan, T.G.; Taylor, J.; Triaud, A.H.M.J.; Twicken, J.D.; Udry, S.; Vines, J.I.; Wang, G.; Wheatley, P.J.; Winn, J.N. doi  openurl
  Title Transit timings variations in the three-planet system: TOI-270 Type
  Year 2022 Publication Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society Abbreviated Journal Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc.  
  Volume 510 Issue 4 Pages 5464-5485  
  Keywords planets and satellites: composition; planets and satellites: formation; planets and satellites: fundamental parameters  
  Abstract We present ground- and space-based photometric observations of TOI-270 (L231-32), a system of three transiting planets consisting of one super-Earth and two sub-Neptunes discovered by TESS around a bright (K-mag = 8.25) M3V dwarf. The planets orbit near low-order mean-motion resonances (5:3 and 2:1) and are thus expected to exhibit large transit timing variations (TTVs). Following an extensive observing campaign using eight different observatories between 2018 and 2020, we now report a clear detection of TTVs for planets c and d, with amplitudes of similar to 10 min and a super-period of similar to 3 yr, as well as significantly refined estimates of the radii and mean orbital periods of all three planets. Dynamical modelling of the TTVs alone puts strong constraints on the mass ratio of planets c and d and on their eccentricities. When incorporating recently published constraints from radial velocity observations, we obtain masses of M-b = 1.48 +/- 0.18 M-circle plus, M-c = 6.20 +/- 0.31 M-circle plus, and M-d = 4.20 +/- 0.16 M-circle plus for planets b, c, and d, respectively. We also detect small but significant eccentricities for all three planets : e(b) = 0.0167 +/- 0.0084, e(c) = 0.0044 +/- 0.0006, and e(d) = 0.0066 +/- 0.0020. Our findings imply an Earth-like rocky composition for the inner planet, and Earth-like cores with an additional He/H2O atmosphere for the outer two. TOI-270 is now one of the best constrained systems of small transiting planets, and it remains an excellent target for atmospheric characterization.  
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