Weekly problem sets are assigned, and include exercises related to using real data on exoplanets to derive their physical properties such as mass, radius, density, temperature or composition.

Problem Set 1 (PDF)

  • GJ 436 Data Set (TXT) (Data courtesy of Drake Deming.)
  • HD 209458 Data Set (TXT) (Data courtesy of L. Jeremy Richardson.)

Problem Set 2 (PDF)

Problem Set 3 (PDF)

Problem Set 4 (PDF)

Problem Set 5 (PDF)

Problem Set 6 (PDF)