Detection limits for close eclipsing and transiting sub-stellar and planetary companions to white dwarfs in the WASP survey

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Faedi, F.; West, R. G.; Burleigh, M. R.; Goad, M. R.; Hebb, L.;
(2010)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.3556208, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17488.x
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We have performed extensive simulations to explore the possibility of detecting eclipses and transits of close, sub-stellar and planetary companions to white dwarfs in WASP light-curves. Our simulations cover companions $\sim0.3\Re<{\rm R}_{pl}<12\Re$ and orbital period... View more
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