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Characterizing a World Within the Hot-Neptune Desert: Transit Observations of LTT 9779 b with the Hubble Space Telescope/WFC3

  • Authors: Billy Edwards, Quentin Changeat, Angelos Tsiaras, Andrew Allan, Patrick Behr, Simone R. Hagey, Michael D. Himes, Sushuang Ma, Keivan G. Stassun, Luis Thomas, Alexandra Thompson, Aaron Boley, Luke Booth, Jeroen Bouwman, Kevin France, Nataliea Lowson, Annabella Meech, Caprice L. Phillips, Aline A. Vidotto, Kai Hou Yip, Michelle Bieger, Amélie Gressier, Estelle Janin, Ing-Guey Jiang, Pietro Leonardi, Subhajit Sarkar, Nour Skaf, Jake Taylor, Ming Yang, Derek Ward-Thompson

Billy Edwards et al 2023 The Astronomical Journal 166 .

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Caption: Figure 22.

Posterior distributions for the chemical equilibrium retrieval which included an offset in the HST WFC3 G141 data. The retrieval converges to a solution which has a significant offset. However, the Bayesian evidence for this retrieval is significantly less than that of the same retrieval minus an offset parameter. The difference in the Bayesian evidence suggests an offset between the data sets is rejected at the 3.4σ level, the same degree to which the free chemistry retrievals prefer a lack of offset.

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