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assignment Level : Introductive
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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.

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Syllabus

Week 1 - Introduction: History and context  
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
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Instructors

  • 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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University of Geneva

Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition.

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