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Kepler-445, Kepler-446 and the occurrence of compact multiples orbiting mid-M dwarf stars

Muirhead, P. S.; Mann, Andrew W; Vanderburg, Andrew; Morton, Timothy D; Kraus, A L; Swift, Jonathan J; Feiden, Gregory A; Gaidos, Eric; Gazak, Zachary; Ireland, Michael

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We confirm and characterize the exoplanetary systems Kepler-445 and Kepler-446: two mid-M dwarf stars, each with multiple, small, short-period transiting planets. Kepler-445 is a metal-rich ([Fe/H] = +0.25 ± 0.10) M4 dwarf with three transiting planets, and Kepler-446 is a metal-poor ([Fe/H] = -0.30 ± 0.10) M4 dwarf also with three transiting planets. Kepler-445c is similar to GJ 1214b: both in planetary radius and the properties of the host star. The Kepler-446 system is similar to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103212
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/801/1/18

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