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COROT-5b (previously named COROT-Exo-5b) is an extrasolar planet orbiting the unidentified star COROT-5. [1]

11 relations: CNES, CoRoT, COROT-5, COROT-6b, Doppler spectroscopy, European Space Agency, Geocentric orbit, International Astronomical Union, Jupiter, Methods of detecting exoplanets, Monoceros.


The Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES) (English: National Centre for Space Studies) is the French government space agency (administratively, a "public administration with industrial and commercial purpose").

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CoRoT (French: Convection, Rotation et Transits planétaires; English: Convection, Rotation and planetary Transits) was a space observatory mission which operated from 2006 to 2013.

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COROT-5 is a magnitude 14 star located in the Monoceros constellation.

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COROT-6b (previously named COROT-Exo-6b) is an exoplanet that was reportedly discovered by the COROT mission team on February 2, 2009 orbiting the unidentified star COROT-6.

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Doppler spectroscopy

Doppler spectroscopy (also known as the radial-velocity method, or colloquially, the wobble method) is an indirect method for finding extrasolar planets and brown dwarfs from radial-velocity measurements via observation of Doppler shifts in the spectrum of the planet's parent star.

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European Space Agency

The European Space Agency (ESA; Agence spatiale européenne, ASE; Europäische Weltraumorganisation) is an intergovernmental organisation of 22 member states dedicated to the exploration of space.

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Geocentric orbit

A geocentric orbit or Earth orbit involves any object orbiting Planet Earth, such as the Moon or artificial satellites.

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International Astronomical Union

The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.

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Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.

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Methods of detecting exoplanets

Any planet is an extremely faint light source compared to its parent star.

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Monoceros (Greek: Μονόκερως) is a faint constellation on the celestial equator.

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Redirects here:

COROT-Exo-5 b, COROT-Exo-5b, CoRoT-5 b, Corot-Exo-5b, Corot-exo-5b.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COROT-5b

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