Chapter 1. Exoplanet Observations

  1. Dr. Rory Barnes
  1. Jacob L. Bean

Published Online: 2 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629763.ch1

Formation and Evolution of Exoplanets

Formation and Evolution of Exoplanets

How to Cite

Bean, J. L. (2010) Exoplanet Observations, in Formation and Evolution of Exoplanets (ed R. Barnes), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629763.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Tucson, USA

Author Information

  1. Georg-August-Universitäat, Institut für Astrophysik, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408962

Online ISBN: 9783527629763

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Keywords:

  • exoplanets;
  • exoplanetary systems;
  • orbital parameters;
  • short-period planets;
  • spin–orbit alignment;
  • primordial hypothesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Orbital Properties

  • Physical Properties

  • Host Star Properties

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading