Discovery of the First Transiting Planet: HD 209458


Rendering of Transit of HD209458

Artwork by Lynette Cook. No license has been given for the reproduction of the image and L.Cook must be contacted for permission. (

HD 209458 Information

Postscript file: "A Transiting 51 Pegasi-type Planet"
Appeared in Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2000, v.529, p41
Public Announcement

IAU Telegram Projected Transit Times
Doppler Velocity Curve
Full Transits Detected by Dave Charbonneau and Tim Brown Lynette Cook's Artwork
Phil & Phyllis Morrison Comments Links to Related Sites
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Last modified Nov 13, 1999.