NGTS 15b, 16b, 17b and 18b: four hot Jupiters from the Next Generation Transit Survey

Rosanna Tilbrook - The University of LeicesterApr 6, 2021
Planet Detection
planet detection
transiting planets
hot Jupiters
A poorly understood feature of the hot Jupiter population is the observation that many of these planets have radii that are larger than expected from theoretical models; they are ‘inflated’. Whilst the correlation between hot Jupiter inflation and incident flux is well-documented (e.g. Laughlin et al. 2011; Weiss et al. ...
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