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Spin–orbit alignment for three transiting hot jupiters: WASP-103b, WASP-87b, and WASP-66b

Addison, B. C.; Tinney, C. G.; Wright, D. J.; Bayliss, D.

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We have measured the sky-projected spin–orbit alignments for three transiting hot Jupiters, WASP-103b, WASP-87b, and WASP-66b, using spectroscopic measurements of the Rossiter–McLaughlin effect, with the CYCLOPS2 optical fiber bundle system feeding the UCLES spectrograph on the Anglo-Australian Telescope. The resulting sky-projected spin–orbit angles of λ = 3° ± 33°, λ = −8° ± 11°, and λ = −4° ± 22° for WASP-103b, WASP-87b, and WASP-66b, respectively, suggest that these three planets are likely...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/107356
Source: The Astrophysical Journal
DOI: 10.3847/0004-637X/823/1/29

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