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J/A+A/518/A25       Transits of HD40307b by Spitzer            (Gillon+, 2010)

The Spitzer search for the transits of HARPS low-mass planets. I. No transit for the super-Earth HD40307b. Gillon M., Deming D., Demory B.-O., Lovis C., Seager S., Mayor M., Pepe F., Queloz D., Segransan D., Udry S., Delmelle S., Magain P. <Astron. Astrophys. 518, A25 (2010)> =2010A&A...518A..25G
ADC_Keywords: Binaries, eclipsing ; Photometry, millimetric/submm Keywords: binaries: eclipsing - planetary systems - stars: individual: HD 40307 - techniques: photometric Abstract: We used Spitzer and its IRAC camera to search for the transit of the super-Earth HD 40307b. The hypothesis that the planet transits could not be firmly discarded from our first photometric monitoring of a transit window because of the uncertainty coming from the modeling of the photometric baseline. To obtain a firm result, two more transit windows were observed and a global Bayesian analysis of the three IRAC time series and the HARPS radial velocities was performed. Unfortunately, the hypothesis that the planet transited during the observed phase window is firmly rejected, while the probability that the planet does transit but that the eclipse was missed by our observations is nearly negligible (0.26%) Objects: -------------------------------------------- RA (2000) DE Designation(s) -------------------------------------------- 05 54 04.2 -60 01 24 HD 40307 = GJ 2046 -------------------------------------------- File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file irac1.dat 57 1295 1295 measurements obtained at 8 microns with SPITZER/IRAC on 31 October 2008 irac2.dat 57 1105 1105 measurements obtained at 8 microns with SPITZER/IRAC on 02 February 2009 irac3.dat 57 1105 1105 measurements obtained at 8 microns with SPITZER/IRAC on 13 March 2009
Byte-by-byte Description of file: irac1.dat irac2.dat irac3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 16 F16.8 d HJD Heliocentric Julian date 18- 34 F17.15 --- Flux Normalized 8um flux 36- 57 E22.16 --- e_Flux rms uncertainty on Flux
Acknowledgements: Mickael Gillon, michael.gillon(at)
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 13-Jul-2010
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