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Oukaimeden Observatory: detection of exoplanet HD 189733b by the transit method
Author(s): A. Daassou; Z. Benkhaldoun; Y. Elazhari; M. Sabil
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we report the detection and characterization of HD 189733b, the peculiarity of this exoplanet is that the flow of the target star is decreased significantly (~ 3%) during the transit. We determined the radius of the exoplanet 1.27 ± 0.03 RJ, the impact parameter 0.70 ± 0.02, and the inclination of the orbit 85.4 ± 0.1°. The transit of the extrasolar planet HD 189733b is already done using the larger telescope. In this study, we used during the observation a telescope of modest size.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 July 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7735, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III, 77358A (20 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.856978
Show Author Affiliations
A. Daassou, Faculté des Sciences Semlalia (Morocco)
Z. Benkhaldoun, Faculté des Sciences Semlalia (Morocco)
Y. Elazhari, Faculté des Sciences Semlalia (Morocco)
M. Sabil, Faculté des Sciences Semlalia (Morocco)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7735:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III
Ian S. McLean; Suzanne K. Ramsay; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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