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The course will provide an overview of the knowledge acquired during the past 20 years in the domain of exoplanets. It will review the different detection methods, their limitations, and the information provided on the orbital system and the planet itself, and how this information is helping our understanding of planet formation.
Week 2 - Planet detection I: the mass and orbital characterisation of systems
Week 3 - Planet detection II: the power of transit
Week 4 - Statistical results I: mass‐separation‐radius
Week 5 - Statistical results II: orbital characteristics and architecture of systems
Week 6 - Observational approach to planetary atmospheres
- Francesco Pepe - Department of Astronomy
- Stéphane Udry - Department of Astronomy
- Maxime Marmier - Department of Astronomy
- Damien Ségransan - Department of Astronomy
- Didier Queloz - Department of Astronomy
- Michel Mayor - Department of Astronomy
- Christophe Lovis - Department of Astronomy
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