2567 Searching for Planets by Transit Timing Variations

Saturday, February 19, 2011: 9:00 AM
146C (Washington Convention Center )
Matthew J. Holman , Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA
By precisely measuring the times of transits of planets detected by Kepler, transit timing deviations that indicate the gravitational perturbations of unseen planets on the transiting planet may be discovered, leading to the inference of additional planets in these systems
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