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extrasolar planet searches





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Ground-based searches
search method
Absolute Astronomical Accelerometry (AAA) radial velocity
Advanced Fiber-Optic Échelle Spectrometer (AFOE) radial velocity
Anglo-Australian Planet Search Program radial velocity
Arizona Search for Planets (ASP) transit
Astronomical Nulling Interferometer (ANI) imaging
Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) imaging/astrometry
Carnegie-California Planet Search radial velocity
Coralie/Leonard Euler Telescope radial velocity
Coronographie Interferential Achromatique radial velocity
Elodie radial velocity
ESO Coudé Échelle Spectrometer radial velocity
Extra-solar Planet Observational Team (EXPORT) spectroscopy/transit
High Accuracy Radial velocity Planetary Search (HARPS) radial velocity
Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) radial velocity
Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) imaging
McDonald Observatory radial velocity
Microlensing Planet Search (MPS) microlensing
Mid-InfraRed Large-well Imager (MIRLIN) imaging
Microlensing Observations in Astrophysics (MOA) microlensing
Multichannel Astrometric Photometer (MAP) astrometry
Multichannel Astrometric Photometer/Spectrometer (MAPS) astrometry
Optical Very Large Array (OVLA) imaging
Palomar Testbed Interferometer astrometry
Probing Lensing Anomalies NETwork (PLANET) microlensing
Pulsar Planet Detection pulsar timing
Single Telescope Extrasolar Planet Survey (STEPS) astrometry
University of St. Andrews Planet Search microlensing
UV-Visual Échelle Spectrograph (UVES) radial velocity
Very Large Telescope Interferometer astrometry/imaging
Vulcan Camera Project transit



Space-based searches
search method
Big Occulting Steerable Satellite (BOSS) occultation
Convection and Rotation of stars (COROT) photometry
Full-sky Astrometric Mapping Explorer (FAME) astrometry
Global Astrometric Interferometer for Astrophysics (GAIA) astrometry
IRSI/Darwin imaging/spectroscopy
Kepler transit
Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST) imaging
Planet Imager (TPI) imaging
Space Interferometry Mission (SIM) astrometry
Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF) imaging/astrometry


Related categories

   • EXTRASOLAR PLANETS AND SUBSTELLAR OBJECTS
   • PLANETS AND MOONS