Star-planet interactions and selection effects from planet detection methods

K. Poppenhaeger, J. H. M. M. Schmitt

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Abstract

Planets may have effects on their host stars by tidal or magnetic interaction. Such star-planet interactions are thought to enhance the activity level of the host star. However, stellar activity also affects the sensitivity of planet detection methods. Samples of planet-hosting stars which are investigated for such star-planet interactions are therefore subject to strong selection effects which need to be taken into account.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1052
JournalAstronomische Nachrichten
Volume332
Issue number9-10 1052
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2011

Keywords

  • planetary systems
  • stars: activity
  • X-rays: stars

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