HATS-2b: A transiting extrasolar planet orbiting a K-type star showing starspot activity

Date

2013

Authors

Mohler-Fischer, M.
Mancini, L.
Hartman, J.
Bakos, Gaspar
Penev, K.
Bayliss, Daniel
Jordan, A.
Csubry, Z.
Rabus, M.
Nikolov, N.

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Springer

Abstract

We report the discovery of HATS-2b, the second transiting extrasolar planet detected by the HATSouth survey. HATS-2b is moving on a circular orbit around a V = 13.6 mag, K-type dwarf star (GSC 6665-00236), at a separation of 0.0230 ± 0.0003 AU and with a

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Planetary system, Stars: individual, Stars: fundamental parameters, Techniques: photometric, Techniques: spectroscopic, Extrasolar planets, Photometry, Stars Planetary systems, Stars: fundamental parameters, Stars: individual: GSC 6665-00236, Stars: individual: HATS-2, Techniques: photometric, Techniques: spectroscopic

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Source

Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Journal article

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Open Access

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DOI

10.1051/0004-6361/201321663

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