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Paper: The Prospects of Finding Planets Transiting Non-Eclipsing Binaries with Kepler
Volume: 496, Living Together: Planets, Host Stars and Binaries
Page: 383
Authors: Martin, D. V.; Triaud, A. H. M. J.
Abstract: The vast majority of binary stars do not eclipse. Current searches for transiting circumbinary planets have been limited to eclipsing binaries, and are therefore restrictive. They are also biased towards coplanarity, and hence we can only draw limited conclusions regarding the population of circumbinary planets. This has implication for studies of their formation. In this paper we motivate a search for planets around non-eclipsing binaries, using numerical simulations to show that there are potentially many of them lurking in the Kepler photometric data, waiting to be discovered.
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