TEPCat: useful links






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Physical constants

How many transiting planets are known?



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Other compilations of quantities for extrasolar planets include:

Projects searching for transiting planets:

  • The French CoRoT satellite from 2006 to 2012 (see also the data archive)
  • The NASA Kepler and K2 missions from 2009 to 2018 (see also the data archive at IPAC)
  • The UK-led SuperWASP consortium (see also wasp-planets.net) is the most successful ground-based project
  • The HATNet (Hungarian Automated Telescope Network) project
  • The HATSouth project (see also Luigi Mancini's page)
  • The UK-led NGTS survey currently operating at Paranal, Chile
  • The US-led KELT telescopes
  • Other projects: TrES (last planet announced 2011); XO (last planet announced 2016); QES Qatar Exoplanet Survey (last planet announced in 2019)

Apace missions:

  • The ESA GAIA satellite was launched in 2013 and will find planets by both astrometry and transits
  • The NASA TESS Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched in 2018 and currently operational
  • The ESA CHEOPS small photometry mission launched in 2019 and currently operational
  • The ESA PLATO satellite was selected in 2014 and should launch in 2026

Other useful sites:


Last modified: 2022/11/10           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)