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ASTEP South: A first photometric analysis

Crouzet, N; Guillot, T; Mekarnia, D; Szulagyi, J; Abe, L; Agabi, A; Fantei-Caujolle, Y; Goncalves, I; Barbieri, M; Schmider, F.-X.; Bayliss, Daniel; Zhou, Guyin (George)

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The ASTEP project aims at detecting and characterizing transiting planets from Dome C, Antarctica, and qualifying this site for photometry in the visible. The first phase of the project, ASTEP South, is a fixed 10 cm diameter instrument pointing continuously towards the celestial South Pole. Observations were made almost continuously during 4 winters, from 2008 to 2011. The point-to-point RMS of 1-day photometric lightcurves can be explained by a combination of expected statistical noises,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71515
Source: Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 288
DOI: 10.1017/S1743921312016924

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