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280. Exoplanets and Their Stars

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This Physics Factsheet explains:
• The difficulty of the direct observation of exoplanets.
• The habitable zone of a star.
• The method of determining the mass of the planet from radial velocity measurements.
• The typical light curve of a star showing the transit of an exoplanet.
• The transit of a star by an exoplanet.

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April 2018

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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