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Extrasolar planets : formation, detection and dynamics

Author: R Dvorak
Publisher: Weinheim [Germany] : Wiley-VCH, ©2008.
Series: Physics textbook.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The extrasolar planets are one of the research focuses of modern astronomy. Their detection in the close vicinity of their brilliant central stars requires the highest possible skills in observational accuracy, instrument performance and data evaluation. Special emphasis is given to the dynamical stability of these systems and the possibility of terrestrial planets in habitale zones. The investigation of those  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Dvorak
ISBN: 9783527406715 3527406719
OCLC Number: 154798913
Description: xviii, 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Planetary masses and orbital parameters from radical velocity measurements / C. Beaugé, S. Ferraz-Mello and T.A. Michtchenko --
Terrestrial planets in extrasolar planetary systems / R. Dvorak and E. Pilat-Lohinger --
Mission requirements : how to search for extrasolar planets / M. Fridlund and L. Kaltenegger --
Biomarkers set in context / L. Kaltenegger and F. Selsis --
The formation of resonant planetary systems / W. Kley and Z. Sándor --
Impact of steller activity on the evolution of planetary atmospheres and habitability / H. Lammer [and others] --
Dynamics of the extrasolar planetary systems / T.A. Michtchenko, S. Ferraz-Mello and C. Beaugé --
Planets in double stars / E. Pilat-Lohinger and R. Dvorak --
The transit method / H. Rauer and A. Erikson --
US programs and space missions for extrasolar planet research / P.K. Seidelmann --
Habitable zones in extrasolar planetary systems / W. von Bloh, C. Bounama and S. Franck.
Series Title: Physics textbook.
Responsibility: edited by Rudolf Dvorak.
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This latest, up-to-date resource for research on extrasolar planets covers formation, dynamics and detection. Edited by a renowned expert in solar system dynamics with chapters written by the leading  Read more...

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