Brochure: CoRoT – Planet hunter in space (2011)

The launch of the satellite telescope CoRoT shortly after Christmas 2006 opened a new chapter in the search for planets around other stars. CoRoT – the acronym stands for Convection, Rotation and Planetary Transits – is the first space mission which is sys-tematically hunting for extrasolar planets.

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