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    • The Anglo-Australian planet search XXI : a gas-giant planet in a one year orbit and the habitability of gas-giant satellites 

      Tinney, C. G.; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Butler, R. Paul; Jones, H.R.A.; O'Toole, Simon J.; Bailey, Jeremy A.; Carter, Brad D.; Horner, J. (2011-05-01)
      We have detected the Doppler signature of a gas-giant exoplanet orbiting the star HD 38283, in an eccentric orbit with a period of almost exactly one year (P = 363.2 +/- 1.6 d, m sin i = 0.34 +/- 0.02 M-Jup, e = 0.41 +/- ...
    • The Anglo-Australian Planet Search XXIV: The Frequency of Jupiter Analogs 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Butler, R. Paul; Tinney, C. G.; Horner, Jonathan; Carter, B. D.; Wright, D. J.; Jones, Hugh; Bailey, J.; O'Toole, Simon J. (2016-03-01)
      We present updated simulations of the detectability of Jupiter analogs by the 17-year Anglo-Australian Planet Search. The occurrence rate of Jupiter-like planets that have remained near their formation locations beyond the ...
    • The Anglo-Australian Planet Search XXV : A Candidate Massive Saturn Analog Orbiting HD 30177 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Horner, Jonathan; Mengel, M. W.; Butler, R. P.; Tinney, C. G.; Carter, B. D.; Jones, H. R. A.; Anglada-Escude, G.; Bailey, J.; O'Toole, Simon J. (2017-03-20)
      We report the discovery of a second long-period giant planet orbiting HD 30177, a star previously known to host a massive Jupiter analog (HD 30177b: a=3.8$\pm$0.1 au, m sin $i=9.7\pm$0.5 Mjup). HD 30177c can be regarded ...
    • The Anglo-Australian planet search. XX. A solitary ice-giant planet orbiting HD 102365 

      Tinney, C. G.; Butler, R. Paul; Jones, H.R.A.; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; O'Toole, Simon; Bailey, Jeremy; Carter, Brad D. (2011)
      We present 12 years of precision Doppler data for the very nearby G3 star HD 102365, which reveals the presence of a Neptune-like planet with a 16.0 M-Earth minimum mass in a 122.1 day orbit. Very few "Super Earth" planets ...
    • The Anglo-Australian planet search. XXII : Two new multi-planet systems 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Horner, J.; Tuomi, Mikko; Salter, G. S.; Tinney, C.G.; Butler, R. P.; Jones, H.R.A.; O'Toole, S. J.; Bailey, J.; Carter, B. D.; Jenkins, J. S.; Zhang, Z.; Vogt, S. S.; Rivera, Eugenio J. (2012-07-10)
      We report the detection of two new planets from the Anglo-Australian Planet Search. These planets orbit two stars each previously known to host one planet. The new planet orbiting HD 142 has a period of 6005 +/- 427 days, ...
    • The Anglo-Australian planet search. XXIII. Two new jupiter analogs 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Horner, Jonathan; Tinney, C. G.; Butler, R. P.; Jones, H. R A; Salter, G. S.; Carter, B. D.; Koch, F. Elliott; O'Toole, S. J.; Bailey, J.; Wright, D.; Tuomi, Mikko (2014-03-10)
      We report the discovery of two long-period giant planets from the Anglo-Australian Planet Search. HD 154857c is in a multiple-planet system, while HD 114613b appears to be solitary. HD 114613b has an orbital period P = ...
    • Cool Jupiters greatly outnumber their toasty siblings : Occurrence rates from the Anglo-Australian Planet Search 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Wang, Songhu; Horner, Jonathan; Butler, R. P.; Tinney, C. G.; Carter, B. D.; Wright, D. J.; Jones, H. R. A.; Bailey, J.; O'Toole, S. J.; Johns, Daniel (2020-02-01)
      Our understanding of planetary systems different to our own has grown dramatically in the past 30 yr. However, our efforts to ascertain the degree to which the Solar system is abnormal or unique have been hindered by the ...
    • A detailed analysis of the HD 73526 2:1 resonant planetary system 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Tan, Xianyu; Lee, Man Hoi; Horner, Jonathan; Tinney, C.G.; Butler, R. P.; Salter, G. S.; Carter, B. D.; Jones, H.R.A.; O'Toole, S. J.; Bailey, J.; Wright, D.; Crane, J. D.; Schectman, S. A.; Arriagada, P.; Thompson, I.; Minniti, D.; Diaz, M. (2014-01-10)
      We present six years of new radial velocity data from the Anglo-Australian and Magellan Telescopes on the HD 73526 2:1 resonant planetary system. We investigate both Keplerian and dynamical ( interacting) fits to these ...
    • Detection of Planetary and Stellar Companions to Neighboring Stars via a Combination of Radial Velocity and Direct Imaging Techniques 

      Kane, Stephen R.; Dalba, Paul A.; Li, Zhexing; Horch, Elliott P.; Hirsch, Lea A.; Horner, Jonathan; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Howell, Steve B.; Everett, Mark E.; Butler, R. Paul; Tinney, Christopher G.; Carter, Brad D.; Wright, Duncan J.; Jones, Hugh R. A.; Bailey, Jeremy; O'Toole, Simon J. (2019-06-04)
      The sensitivities of radial velocity (RV) surveys for exoplanet detection are extending to increasingly longer orbital periods, where companions with periods of several years are now being regularly discovered. Companions ...
    • Direct imaging of long period radial velocity targets with NICI 

      Salter, Graeme S.; Tinney, Chris G.; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Jenkins, James S.; Jones, H.R.A.; O'Toole, Simon J. (2013-06-30)
      We are finally entering an era where radial velocity and direct imaging parameter spaces are starting to overlap. Radial velocity measurements provide us with a minimum mass for an orbiting companion (the mass as a function ...
    • Evidence for Reflected Light from the Most Eccentric Exoplanet Known 

      Kane, Stephen R.; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Hinkel, Natalie R.; Roy, Arpita; Mahadevan, Suvrath; Dragomir, Diana; Matthews, Jayme M.; Henry, Gregory W.; Chakraborty, Abhijit; Boyajian, Tabetha S.; Wright, Jason T.; Ciardi, David R.; Fischer, Debra A.; Butler, R. Paul; Tinney, C. G.; Carter, Brad D.; Jones, Hugh; Bailey, Jeremy; O'Toole, Simon J. (2016-04-11)
      Planets in highly eccentric orbits form a class of objects not seen within our solar system. The most extreme case known among these objects is the planet orbiting HD20782, with an orbital period of 597days and an ...
    • Forever alone? : Testing single eccentric planetary systems for multiple companions 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Wang, Songhu; Horner, Jonathan; Tinney, C.G.; Butler, R. P.; Jones, H.R.A.; O'Toole, S. J.; Bailey, J.; Carter, B. D.; Salter, G. S.; Wright, D.; Zhou, Ji-Lin (2013-09)
      Determining the orbital eccentricity of an extrasolar planet is critically important for understanding the system's dynamical environment and history. However, eccentricity is often poorly determined or entirely mischaracterized ...
    • The frequency of low-mass exoplanets III. Toward eta-Earth at short periods 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Tinney, C. G.; Butler, R. P.; O'Toole, Simon J.; Jones, H.R.A.; Carter, B. D.; Bailey, J.; Horner, J. (2011-09)
      Determining the occurrence rate of "super-Earth" planets (m sin i < 10 M ) is a critically important step on the path toward determining the frequency of Earth-like planets (η), and hence the uniqueness of our solar system. ...
    • The GALAH+ Survey : Third Data Release 

      Buder, Sven; Sharma, Sanjib; Kos, Janez; Amarsi, Anish M.; Nordlander, Thomas; Lind, Karin; Martell, Sarah L.; Asplund, Martin; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Casey, Andrew R.; Silva, Gayandhi M. De; D'Orazi, Valentina; Freeman, Ken C.; Hayden, Michael R.; Lewis, Geraint F.; Lin, Jane; Schlesinger, Katharine J.; Simpson, Jeffrey D.; Stello, Dennis; Zucker, Daniel B.; Zwitter, Tomaz; Beeson, Kevin L.; Buck, Tobias; Casagrande, Luca; Clark, Jake T.; Cotar, Klemen; Costa, Gary S. Da; Grijs, Richard de; Feuillet, Diane; Horner, Jonathan; Kafle, Prajwal R.; Khanna, Shourya; Kobayashi, Chiaki; Liu, Fan; Montet, Benjamin T.; Nandakumar, Govind; Nataf, David M.; Ness, Melissa K.; Spina, Lorenzo; Tepper-Garcia, Thor; Ting, Yuan-Sen; Traven, Gregor; Vogrincic, Rok; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Wyse, Rosemary F. G.; Zerjal, Marusa; collaboration, the GALAH (2021-05-06)
      The ensemble of chemical element abundance measurements for stars, along with precision distances and orbit properties, provides high-dimensional data to study the evolution of the Milky Way. With this third data release ...
    • GJ 832c : A super-earth in the habitable zone 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Tuomi, Mikko; Butler, R. P.; Jones, Hugh; Anglada-Escudé, Guillem; Horner, Jonathan; Tinney, C. G.; Marshall, J. P.; Carter, B. D.; Bailey, J.; Salter, G. S.; O'Toole, S. J.; Wright, D.; Crane, J. D.; Schectman, S. A.; Arriagada, P.; Thompson, I.; Minniti, D.; Jenkins, J. S.; Diaz, M. (2014-08-05)
      We report the detection of GJ 832c, a super-Earth orbiting near the inner edge of the habitable zone of GJ 832, an M dwarf previously known to host a Jupiter analog in a nearly circular 9.4 yr orbit. The combination of ...
    • Observing Strategies for the Detection of Jupiter Analogs 

      Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Tinney, C.G.; Horner, J.; Butler, R. P.; Jones, H.R.A.; O'Toole, Simon J.; Bailey, J.; Carter, Brad D.; Salter, G. S.; Wright, D. (2013-04)
      To understand the frequency, and thus the formation and evolution, of planetary systems like our own solar system, it is critical to detect Jupiter-like planets in Jupiter-like orbits. For long-term radial-velocity monitoring, ...
    • A planetary system around the nearby M dwarf GJ 667C with at least one super-earth in its habitable zone 

      Anglada-Escude, Guillem; Arriagada, Pamela; Vogt, Steven S.; Rivera, Eugenio J.; Butler, R. Paul; Crane, Jeffrey D.; Shectman, Stephen A.; Thompson, Ian B.; Minniti, Dante; Haghighipour, Nader; Carter, Brad D.; Tinney, C.G.; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Bailey, Jeremy A.; O'Toole, Simon J.; Jones, H.R.A.; Jenkins, J.S. (2012-05-20)
      We re-analyze 4 years of HARPS spectra of the nearby M1.5 dwarf GJ 667C available through the European Southern Observatory public archive. The new radial velocity (RV) measurements were obtained using a new data analysis ...
    • Signals embedded in the radial velocity noise: Periodic variations in the tau Ceti velocities 

      Tuomi, Mikko; Jones, H.R.A.; Jenkins, James Stewart; Tinney, C.G.; Butler, R.P.; Vogt, Steven S.; Barnes, John; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; O'Toole, S.; Horner, J.; Bailey, J.; Carter, B.D.; Wright, D. J.; Salter, G. S.; Pinfield, D.J. (2013-03)
      Context. The abilities of radial velocity exoplanet surveys to detect the lowest-mass extra-solar planets are currently limited by a combination of instrument precision, lack of data, and “jitter”. Jitter is a general term ...
    • Transits of Known Planets Orbiting a Naked-Eye Star 

      Kane, Stephen R.; Yalçınkaya, Selçuk; Osborn, Hugh P.; Dalba, Paul A.; Nielsen, Louise D.; Vanderburg, Andrew; Močnik, Teo; Hinkel, Natalie R.; Ostberg, Colby; Esmer, Ekrem Murat; Udry, Stéphane; Fetherolf, Tara; Baştürk, Özgür; Ricker, George R.; Vanderspek, Roland; Latham, David W.; Seager, Sara; Winn, Joshua N.; Jenkins, Jon M.; Allart, Romain; Bailey, Jeremy; Bean, Jacob L.; Bouchy, Francois; Butler, R. Paul; Campante, Tiago L.; Carter, Brad D.; Daylan, Tansu; Deleuil, Magali; Diaz, Rodrigo F.; Dumusque, Xavier; Ehrenreich, David; Horner, Jonathan; Howard, Andrew W.; Isaacson, Howard; Jones, Hugh R. A.; Kristiansen, Martti H.; Lovis, Christophe; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Marmier, Maxime; O'Toole, Simon J.; Pepe, Francesco; Ragozzine, Darin; Ségransan, Damien; Tinney, C. G.; Turnbull, Margaret C.; Wittenmyer, Robert A.; Wright, Duncan J.; Wright, Jason T. (2020-09-01)
      Some of the most scientifically valuable transiting planets are those that were already known from radial velocity (RV) surveys. This is primarily because their orbits are well characterized and they preferentially orbit ...