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2011A&A...525A..68B - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 525A, 68-68 (2011/1-1)

Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. XV. CoRoT-15b: a brown-dwarf transiting companion.

BOUCHY F., DELEUIL M., GUILLOT T., AIGRAIN S., CARONE L., COCHRAN W.D., ALMENARA J.M., ALONSO R., AUVERGNE M., BAGLIN A., BARGE P., BONOMO A.S., BORDE P., CSIZMADIA Sz., DE BONDT K., DEEG H.J., DIAZ R.F., DVORAK R., ENDL M., ERIKSON A., FERRAZ-MELLO S., FRIDLUND M., GANDOLFI D., GAZZANO J.C., GIBSON N., GILLON M., GUENTHER E., HATZES A., HAVEL M., HEBRARD G., JORDA L., LEGER A., LOVIS C., LLEBARIA A., LAMMER H., MacQUEEN P.J., MAZEH T., MOUTOU C., OFIR A., OLLIVIER M., PARVIAINEN H., PAETZOLD M., QUELOZ D., RAUER H., ROUAN D., SANTERNE A., SCHNEIDER J., TINGLEY B. and WUCHTERL G.

Abstract (from CDS):

We report the discovery by the CoRoT space mission of a transiting brown dwarf orbiting a F7V star with an orbital period of 3.06-days. CoRoT-15b has a radius of 1.12+0.30–0.15RJup and a mass of 63.3±4.1MJup, and is thus the second transiting companion lying in the theoretical mass domain of brown dwarfs. CoRoT-15b is either very young or inflated compared to standard evolution models, a situation similar to that of M-dwarf stars orbiting close to solar-type stars. Spectroscopic constraints and an analysis of the lightcurve imply a spin period in the range 2.9-3.1-days for the central star, which is compatible with a double-synchronisation of the system.

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Journal keyword(s): brown dwarfs - stars: low-mass - planetary systems - techniques: photometric - techniques: radial velocities - techniques: spectroscopic

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