A Quantitative Comparison of Exoplanet Catalogs
AbstractIn this study, we investigated the differences between four commonly-used exoplanet catalogs (exoplanet.eu; exoplanetarchive.ipac.caltech.edu; openexoplanetcatalogue.com; exoplanets.org) using a Kolmogorov–Smirnov (KS) test. We found a relatively good agreement in terms of the planetary parameters (mass, radius, period) and stellar properties (mass, temperature, metallicity), although a more careful analysis of the overlap and unique parts of each catalog revealed some differences. We quantified the statistical impact of these differences and their potential cause. We concluded that although statistical studies are unlikely to be significantly affected by the choice of catalog, it would be desirable to have one consistent catalog accepted by the general exoplanet community as a base for exoplanet statistics and comparison with theoretical predictions. View Full-Text
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Bashi, D.; Helled, R.; Zucker, S. A Quantitative Comparison of Exoplanet Catalogs. Geosciences 2018, 8, 325.
Bashi D, Helled R, Zucker S. A Quantitative Comparison of Exoplanet Catalogs. Geosciences. 2018; 8(9):325.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bashi, Dolev; Helled, Ravit; Zucker, Shay. 2018. "A Quantitative Comparison of Exoplanet Catalogs." Geosciences 8, no. 9: 325.
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