The Transits of Exoplanets

The Transits of Exoplanets

Downloadable Video - 2015
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A tiny percentage of exoplanets can be detected transiting—or passing in front of—their host stars. Combined with Doppler shifts, transits provide information about a planet’s size, mass, density, and likely composition. Learn how ambitious amateur astronomers can use this detection technique in their own backyards..
Publisher: The Great Courses,, 2015
[San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Additional Contributors: The Great Courses (Firm)
Kanopy (Firm)


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