Volume 421, Number 1, July I 2004
|Page(s)||L13 - L16|
|Published online||11 June 2004|
Letter to the Editor
Two new “very hot Jupiters” among the OGLE transiting candidates *
Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, Traverse du Siphon, BP 8, 13376 Marseille Cedex 12, France
2 Observatoire de Genève, 51 Ch. des Maillettes, 1290 Sauverny, Switzerland
3 Centro de Astronomia e Astrofísica da Universidade de Lisboa, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-018 Lisboa, Portugal
4 European Southern Observatory, Casilla 19001, Santiago 19, Chile
Corresponding author: F. Bouchy, Francois.Bouchy@oamp.fr
Accepted: 12 May 2004
As a result of a radial velocity follow-up of OGLE planetary transit candidates in Carina, we report the discovery of two new transiting planets with very short orbital periods: OGLE-TR-113 with , , days, and OGLE-TR-132 with , , days. These detections bring to three the number of known “very hot Jupiter” (Jovian exoplanets like OGLE-TR-56 with periods around 1.5 days). This indicates that the accumulation of periods around 3 days found in radial velocity surveys does not reflect an absolute limit.
Key words: techniques: radial velocities / instrumentation: spectrographs / stars: planetary systems
© ESO, 2004
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