David Charbonneau

David Charbonneau

Professor of Astronomy [on leave, 2013-14]
Astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
David Charbonneau

Research Interests: Detecting and characterizing planets orbiting other stars—worlds known as "exoplanets." He is fascinated by planets in edge-on orbits, such that the planet periodically passes in front of its star.  These systems offer unparalleled opportunities to determine the properties of the planet and its atmosphere.

Publications:  ADS , astro-ph

Contact Information


Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street MS-16
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3752


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