A Giant Planet Candidate Transiting a White Dwarf

Andrew Vanderburg - University of Wisconsin-MadisonJan 12, 2021
Planet Detection
Formation & evolution
System architectures and dynamics
Habitability & Biosignatures
white dwarf
Presented at the Chesapeake Bay Area Exoplanet Meeting on December 11, 2020 We report the discovery of a giant planet candidate transiting a white dwarf star. The planet candidate orbits its host star every 1.4 days, is about the size of Jupiter, and has a mass less than about 14 MJup. ...
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