SuperWASP observations of the transiting extrasolar planet XO-1b
. (2006) SuperWASP observations of the transiting extrasolar planet XO-1b. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 118 (847). pp. 1245-1248. ISSN 0004-6280 Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/507957
We report on observations of 11 transit events of the transiting extrasolar planet XO-1b by the SuperWASP North observatory. From our data, obtained during 2004 May-September, we find that the XO-1b orbital period is 3.941634 +/- 0.000137 days, the planetary radius is 1.34R(J) +/- 0.12R(J), and the inclination is 88.degrees 92 +/- 1.degrees 04, in good agreement with previously published values. We tabulate the transit timings from 2004 SuperWASP and XO data, which are the earliest obtained for XO-1b and which will therefore be useful for future investigations of timing variations caused by additional perturbing planets. We also present an ephemeris for the transits.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QB Astronomy|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific|
|Publisher:||University of Chicago Press|
|Official Date:||September 2006|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 1245-1248|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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