History of the Discovery of Extrasolar Planets


Key Discoveries

* Planets Correlate with Metallicity - 21 July 2003
* Near Jupiter Analog Orbiting HD 70642 - 3 July 2003
* Short-Period Planet Orbiting HD 73256 - 14 April 2003
* Hydrogen atmosphere around HD 209458 - 10 March 2003
* Sub-Saturn Companion orbiting HD3651 - 3 January 2003
* HST: absolute mass of GJ876b resolved with astrometry - 4 December 2002
* Two multiple planet systems - 10 Oct 2002:
* AAT: Companion at HD216435 - 17 September 2002
* AAT: Companion at HD76700 - 5 July 2002
* AAT: Companion at HD2039 - 26 June 2002
* Orbiting Matter Occulting Solar-Like Star KH 15D - 19 June 2002
* 15 New Planets: 3 new Multiple-Planet Systems; an 0.12 M sin i companion to HD49674 - 13 June 2002
* Published List of Extrasolar Planets in Refereed Journals - 10 June 2002
* 12 MJup Detection at HD136118 - 7 Feb 2002
* Planet Orbiting a Giant Star - 8 Jan 2002
* Planet Atmosphere detected at HD209458 - 27 November 2001
* Eight New Planets from Keck and AAT - 15 October 2001
* 47 Ursae Majoris Has Another Companion - 15 August 2001
* Multiple Planet Systems
* 11 New Planets from the Swiss Team
* Two Unique Systems:
* Three New Planets from the Anglo-Australian Telescope
* The Orbits are All Face-On?
* Epsilon Eridani: Possible Planet
* Saturn-mass candidates

Return to planet search home page...

This page was last modified