• The Hot-Jupiter Kepler-17b: Discovery, Obliquity from Stroboscopic Starspots, and Atmospheric Characterization 

      Desert, Jean-Michel; Charbonneau, David; Demory, Brice-Olivier; Ballard, Sarah; Carter, Joshua A.; Fortney, Jonathan J.; Cochran, William D.; Endl, Michael; Quinn, Samuel N.; Isaacson, Howard T.; Fressin, Francois; Buchhave, Lars A.; Latham, David W.; Knutson, Heather A.; Bryson, Stephen T.; Torres, Guillermo; Rowe, Jason F.; Batalha, Natalie M.; Borucki, William J.; Brown, Timothy M.; Caldwell, Douglas A.; Christiansen, Jessie L.; Deming, Drake; Fabrycky, Daniel C.; Ford, Eric B.; Gilliland, Ronald L.; Gillon, Michael; Haas, Michael R.; Jenkins, Jon M.; Kinemuchi, Karen; Koch, David; Lissauer, Jack J.; Lucas, Philip; Mullally, Fergal; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Sasselov, Dimitar D.; Seager, Sara; Still, Martin; Tenenbaum, Peter; Uddin, Kamal; Winn, Joshua N. (2011-11)
      This paper reports the discovery and characterization of the transiting hot giant exoplanet Kepler-17b. The planet has an orbital period of 1.486 days, and radial velocity measurements from the Hobby-Eberly Telescope show ...
    • Kepler-10 c: a 2.2 Earth Radius Transiting Planet in a Multiple System 

      Fressin, Francois; Torres, Guillermo; Desert, Jean-Michel; Charbonneau, David; Batalha, Natalie M.; Fortney, Jonathan J.; Rowe, Jason F.; Allen, Christopher; Borucki, William J.; Brown, Timothy M.; Bryson, Stephen T.; Ciardi, David R.; Cochran, William D.; Deming, Drake; Dunham, Edward W.; Fabrycky, Daniel C.; Gautier, Thomas N., III; Gilliland, Ronald L.; Henze, Christopher E.; Holman, Matthew J.; Howell, Steve B.; Jenkins, Jon M.; Kinemuchi, Karen; Knutson, Heather; Koch, David G.; Latham, David W.; Lissauer, Jack J.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Ragozzine, Darin; Sasselov, Dimitar D.; Still, Martin; Tenenbaum, Peter; Uddin, Kamal (2011-11)
      The Kepler mission has recently announced the discovery of Kepler-10 b, the smallest exoplanet discovered to date and the first rocky planet found by the spacecraft. A second, 45 day period transit-like signal present in ...
    • Kepler-18B, C, and D: A System of Three Planets Confirmed by Transit Timing Variations, Light Curve Validation, Warm-Spitzer Photometry, and Radial Velocity Measurements 

      Cochran, William D.; Fabrycky, Daniel C.; Torres, Guillermo; Fressin, Francois; Desert, Jean-Michel; Ragozzine, Darin; Sasselov, Dimitar; Fortney, Jonathan J.; Rowe, Jason F.; Brugamyer, Erik J.; Bryson, Stephen T.; Carter, Joshua A.; Ciardi, David R.; Howell, Steve B.; Steffen, Jason H.; Borucki, William J.; Koch, David G.; Winn, Joshua N.; Welsh, William F.; Uddin, Kamal; Tenenbaum, Peter; Still, M.; Seager, Sara; Quinn, Samuel N.; Mullally, F.; Miller, Neil; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Lucas, Phillip; Lissauer, Jack J.; Latham, David W.; Knutson, Heather; Kinemuchi, K.; Johnson, John A.; Jenkins, Jon M.; Isaacson, Howard; Howard, Andrew; Horch, Elliott; Holman, Matthew J.; Henze, Christopher E.; Haas, Michael R.; Gilliland, Ronald L.; Gautier, Thomas N., III; Ford, Eric B.; Fischer, Debra A.; Everett, Mark; Endl, Michael; Demory, Brice-Oliver; Deming, Drake; Charbonneau, David; Caldwell, Douglas; Buchhave, Lars; Brown, Timothy M.; Batalha, Natalie (2011-11)
      We report the detection of three transiting planets around a Sun-like star, which we designate Kepler-18. The transit signals were detected in photometric data from the Kepler satellite, and were confirmed to arise from ...
    • Planetary Candidates Observed by Kepler. III. Analysis of the First 16 Months of Data 

      Batalha, Natalie M.; Rowe, Jason F.; Bryson, Stephen T.; Barclay, Thomas; Burke, Christopher J.; Caldwell, Douglas A.; Christiansen, Jessie L.; Mullally, Fergal; Thompson, Susan E.; Brown, Timothy M.; Dupree, Andrea K.; Fabrycky, Daniel C.; Ford, Eric B.; Fortney, Jonathan J.; Gilliland, Ronald L.; Isaacson, Howard; Latham, David W.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Quinn, Samuel N.; Ragozzine, Darin; Shporer, Avi; Borucki, William J.; Ciardi, David R.; Gautier, Thomas N., III; Haas, Michael R.; Jenkins, Jon M.; Koch, David G.; Lissauer, Jack J.; Rapin, William; Basri, Gibor S.; Boss, Alan P.; Buchhave, Lars A.; Carter, Joshua A.; Charbonneau, David; Christensen-Dalsgaard, Joergen; Clarke, Bruce D.; Cochran, William D.; Demory, Brice-Olivier; Desert, Jean-Michel; Devore, Edna; Doyle, Laurance R.; Esquerdo, Gilbert A.; Everett, Mark; Fressin, Francois; Geary, John C.; Girouard, Forrest R.; Gould, Alan; Hall, Jennifer R.; Holman, Matthew J.; Howard, Andrew W.; Howell, Steve B.; Ibrahim, Khadeejah A.; Kinemuchi, Karen; Kjeldsen, Hans; Klaus, Todd C.; Li, Jie; Lucas, Philip W.; Meibom, Soren; Morris, Robert L.; Prsa, Andrej; Quintana, Elisa; Sanderfer, Dwight T.; Sasselov, Dimitar; Seader, Shawn E.; Smith, Jeffrey C.; Steffen, Jason H.; Still, Martin; Stumpe, Martin C.; Tarter, Jill C.; Tenenbaum, Peter; Torres, Guillermo; Twicken, Joseph D.; Uddin, Kamal; Van Cleve, Jeffrey; Walkowicz, Lucianne; Welsh, William F. (2013-02)
      New transiting planet candidates are identified in 16 months (2009 May-2010 September) of data from the Kepler spacecraft. Nearly 5000 periodic transit-like signals are vetted against astrophysical and instrumental false ...