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Paper: Kepler and Follow-Up Science
Volume: 398, Extreme Solar Systems
Page: 461
Authors: Latham, D.W.
Abstract: NASA’s Kepler mission will be capable of detecting transits of Earth-sized planets in front of Sun-sized stars, extending out to planets in Earth-like orbits. The challenge will be to determine spectroscopic orbits of the host stars accurately enough so that the masses and radii of the planetary companions can be used to deduce something about the structure and composition of the planets.
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