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CHEOPS (CHaracterizing ExOPlanets Satellite) Mission

Scandariato, G. ; Ehrenreich, D. ; Pagano, I. ; Queloz, D. ; Alibert, Y. ; Alonso, R. ; Bárczy, T. ; Barrado y Navascués, D. ; Baumjohann, W. and Benz, W. , et al. (2016) In Proceedings of Science 2016-May.
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The Characterizing ExOPlanet Satellite (CHEOPS) mission was selected in October 2012 by ESA as the first small mission. It will be a ultra-high precision photometer dedicated to the observation of transits of known exoplanets on bright stars, for which the mass has already been measured via ground-based spectroscopic surveys. Its precision will allow the accurate determination of the planetary radii and, by consequence, the planetary bulk density. CHEOPS will also unveil transiting exoplanets of interest for in-depth characterization, a legacy for future instruments suited to the spectroscopic characterization of exoplanetary atmospheres.

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  abstract     = {<p>The Characterizing ExOPlanet Satellite (CHEOPS) mission was selected in October 2012 by ESA as the first small mission. It will be a ultra-high precision photometer dedicated to the observation of transits of known exoplanets on bright stars, for which the mass has already been measured via ground-based spectroscopic surveys. Its precision will allow the accurate determination of the planetary radii and, by consequence, the planetary bulk density. CHEOPS will also unveil transiting exoplanets of interest for in-depth characterization, a legacy for future instruments suited to the spectroscopic characterization of exoplanetary atmospheres.</p>},
  author       = {Scandariato, G. and Ehrenreich, D. and Pagano, I. and Queloz, D. and Alibert, Y. and Alonso, R. and Bárczy, T. and Barrado y Navascués, D. and Baumjohann, W. and Benz, W. and Bonfils, X. and Brandeker, A. and Borsato, L. and Broeg, C. and Cabrera, J. and Charnoz, S. and Cameron, A. C. and Davies, M. B. and Demangeon, O. and Deleuil, M. and Erikson, A. and Fortier, A. and Fossati, L. and Fridlund, M. and Gandolfi, D. and Gillon, M. and Güdel, M. and Gutiérrez Peña, A. and Isaak, K. and Kiss, L. and Laskar, J. and Lecavelier des Etangs, A. and Lovis, C. and Meyer, M. R. and Nascimbeni, V. and Oloffson, G. and Pall, E. and Piotto, G. and Pollacco, D. and Ragazzoni, R. and Rando, N. and Renotte,  and Ribas, I. and Santos, N. C. and Sousa, S. and Spohn, T. and Steller, M. and Szab, G. and Thomas, G. N. and Udry, S. and Van Grootel, V. and Walton, N.},
  issn         = {1824-8039},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Sissa Medialab srl},
  series       = {Proceedings of Science},
  title        = {CHEOPS (CHaracterizing ExOPlanets Satellite) Mission},
  url          = {https://pos.sissa.it/269/089/pdf},
  volume       = {2016-May},
  year         = {2016},
}