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Author Barnes, J.R. ♦ Jones, H.R.A. ♦ Barman, T.S. ♦ Jones, H.R.A. ♦ Barber, R.J. ♦ Hansen, B.M.S. ♦ Prato, L. ♦ Rice, E.L. ♦ Leigh, C.J. ♦ Cameron, A. Collier ♦ Pinfield, D.J. ♦ Jenkins, J.S. ♦ Segransan, D.
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Copyright Year ©2011
Abstract Space based broadband infrared observations of close orbiting extrasolar giant planets at transit and secondary eclipse have proved a successful means of determining atmospheric spectral energy distributions and molecular composition. Here, a ground-based spectroscopic technique to detect and characterise planetary atmospheres is presented. Since the planet need not be transiting, this method enables a greater sample of systems to be studied. By modelling the planetary signature as a function of phase, high resolution spectroscopy has the potential to recover the signature of molecules in planetary atmospheres.
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-01-01
Journal EPJ Web of Conferences
Issue Number 16