Status of the Calan-Hertfordshire Extrasolar Planet Search

James S. Jenkins, H.R.A. Jones, Patricio Rojo, Mikko Tuomi, Matias I. Jones, Felipe Murgas, J.R. Barnes, Yakiv Pavlenko, Oleksiy Ivanyuk, Andres Jordan, Avril C. Day-Jones, Maria-Teresa Ruiz, D.J. Pinfield

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Abstract

In these proceedings we give a status update of the Calan-Hertfordshire Extrasolar Planet Search, an international collaboration led from Chile that aims to discover more planets around super metal-rich and Sun-like stars, and then follow these up with precision photometry to hunt for new bright transit planets. We highlight some results from this program, including exoplanet and brown dwarf discoveries, and a possible correlation between metallicity and planetary minimum mass at the lowest planetary masses detectable. Finally we discuss the short-term and long-term future pathways this program can take.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHot Planets and Cool Stars
EditorsR. Saglia
PublisherEDP Sciences
Number of pages8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventConference on Hot Planets and Cool Stars - Garching, Germany
Duration: 12 Nov 201216 Nov 2012

Publication series

NameEPJ Web of Conferences
Volume47
ISSN (Print)2100-014X

Conference

ConferenceConference on Hot Planets and Cool Stars
Country/TerritoryGermany
Period12/11/1216/11/12

Keywords

  • SOUTHERN STARS
  • SUN
  • COMPANIONS
  • ABUNDANCES
  • SPECTRUM

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