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published by the The Planetary Society
This Planetary Society site provides an overview of the five methods of detecting extrasolar planets. The site describes each method and enumerates its advantages and disadvantages. Links provide related information.
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Astronomy
- Exoplanets
= Detection Methods
- Informal Education
- High School
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1993 The Planetary Society
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Keywords: Doppler shift, Planet, astrometry, direct imaging, gravitational lensing, transit
Record Creator: Metadata instance created January 24, 2012 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Mar 19, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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January 16, 2012
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AIP Format
(The Planetary Society, Pasadena, 1993), WWW Document, (http://planetary.org/explore/topics/extrasolar_planets/extrasolar/search_methods.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Space Topics: Extrasolar Planets - Searching Methods (The Planetary Society, Pasadena, 1993), <http://planetary.org/explore/topics/extrasolar_planets/extrasolar/search_methods.html>.
APA Format
Space Topics: Extrasolar Planets - Searching Methods. (2012, January 16). Retrieved April 18, 2014, from The Planetary Society: http://planetary.org/explore/topics/extrasolar_planets/extrasolar/search_methods.html
Chicago Format
The Planetary Society. Space Topics: Extrasolar Planets - Searching Methods. Pasadena: The Planetary Society, January 16, 2012. http://planetary.org/explore/topics/extrasolar_planets/extrasolar/search_methods.html (accessed 18 April 2014).
MLA Format
Space Topics: Extrasolar Planets - Searching Methods. Pasadena: The Planetary Society, 1993. 16 Jan. 2012. 18 Apr. 2014 <http://planetary.org/explore/topics/extrasolar_planets/extrasolar/search_methods.html>.
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