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Paper: Observational Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets
Volume: 496, Living Together: Planets, Host Stars and Binaries
Page: 321
Authors: Southworth, J.
Abstract: The study of transiting extrasolar planets is only 15 years old, but has matured into a rich area of research. I review the observational aspects of this work, concentrating on the discovery of transits, the characterization of planets from photometry and spectroscopy, the Homogeneous Studies project, starspots, orbital obliquities, and the atmospheric properties of the known planets. I begin with historical context and conclude with a glance to a future of TESS, CHEOPS, Gaia and PLATO.
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