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Charbonneau, David

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory staff

Detection and characterization of planets orbiting nearby stars; design and implementation of automated telescopes for photometric monitoring.

Background And Education


Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Sutlieff, Ben J., Bohn, Alexander J., Birkby, Jayne L., Kenworthy, Matthew A., Morzinski, Katie M., Doelman, David S., Males, Jared R., Snik, Frans, Close, Laird M., Hinz, Philip M., and Charbonneau, David. 2021. "High-contrast observations of brown dwarf companion HR 2562 B with the vector Apodizing Phase Plate coronagraph." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 3224–3238. 506, 2021
    • Diamond-Lowe, Hannah, Youngblood, Allison, Charbonneau, David, King, George, Teal, D. J., Bastelberger, Sandra, Corrales, Lia, and Kempton, Eliza M. -R. 2021. "The High-energy Spectrum of the Nearby Planet-hosting Inactive Mid-M Dwarf LHS 3844." The Astronomical Journal, 10. 162, 2021
    • Thao, Pa Chia, Mann, Andrew W., Johnson, Marshall C., Newton, Elisabeth R., Guo, Xueying, Kain, Isabel J., Rizzuto, Aaron C., Charbonneau, David, Dalba, Paul A., Gaidos, Eric, Irwin, Jonathan M., and Kraus, Adam L. 2020. "Zodiacal Exoplanets in Time (ZEIT). IX. A Flat Transmission Spectrum and a Highly Eccentric Orbit for the Young Neptune K2-25b as Revealed by Spitzer." The Astronomical Journal 159:32. 2020
    • Mondrik, Nicholas, Newton, Elisabeth, Charbonneau, David, and Irwin, Jonathan. 2019. "An Increased Rate of Large Flares at Intermediate Rotation Periods for Mid-to-late M Dwarfs." The Astrophysical Journal 870:10. 2019
    • Waalkes, William C., Berta-Thompson, Zachory, Bourrier, Vincent, Newton, Elisabeth, Ehrenreich, David, Kempton, Eliza M. -R, Charbonneau, David, Irwin, Jonathan, and Dittmann, Jason. 2019. "Lyα in the GJ 1132 System: Stellar Emission and Planetary Atmospheric Evolution." The Astronomical Journal 158:50. 2019
    • Bonfils, X., Almenara, J. -M, Cloutier, R., Wünsche, A., Astudillo-Defru, N., Berta-Thompson, Z., Bouchy, F., Charbonneau, David, Delfosse, X., Díaz, R. F., Dittmann, J., Doyon, R., Forveille, T., Irwin, Jonathan M., Lovis, C., Mayor, M., Menou, K., Murgas, F., Newton, E., Pepe, F., Santos, N. C., and Udry, S. 2018. "Radial velocity follow-up of GJ1132 with HARPS. A precise mass for planet b and the discovery of a second planet." Astronomy and Astrophysics 618:A142. 2018
    • Dittmann, Jason A., Irwin, Jonathan M., Charbonneau, David, Berta-Thompson, Zachory K., and Newton, Elisabeth R. 2017. "A Search for Additional Bodies in the GJ 1132 Planetary System from 21 Ground-based Transits and a 100-hr Spitzer Campaign." The Astronomical Journal 154:142. 2017
    • Dittmann, Jason A., Irwin, Jonathan M., Charbonneau, David, and Newton, Elisabeth R. 2016. "Calibration of the MEarth Photometric System: Optical Magnitudes and Photometric Metallicity Estimates for 1802 Nearby M-Dwarfs." The Astrophysical Journal 818:153. 2016
    • Benedetti-Rossi, G., Sicardy, B., Buie, M. W., Ortiz, J. L., Vieira-Martins, R., Keller, J. M., Braga-Ribas, F., Camargo, J. I. B., Assafin, M., Morales, N., Duffard, R., Dias-Oliveira, A., Santos-Sanz, P., Desmars, J., Gomes-Júnior, A. R., Leiva, R., Bardecker, J., Bean, J. K., Jr., Olsen, A. M., Ruby, D. W., Sumner, R., Thirouin, A., Gómez-Muñoz, M. A., Gutierrez, L., Wasserman, L. et al. 2016. "Results from the 2014 November 15th Multi-chord Stellar Occultation by the TNO (229762) 2007 UK126." The Astronomical Journal 152:156. 2016
    • Newton, Elisabeth R., Irwin, Jonathan, Charbonneau, David, Berta-Thompson, Zachory K., and Dittmann, Jason A. 2016. "The Impact of Stellar Rotation on the Detectability of Habitable Planets around M Dwarfs." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 821, L19. IOP Publishing, 2016
    • Newton, Elisabeth R., Irwin, Jonathan, Charbonneau, David, Berta-Thompson, Zachory K., Dittmann, Jason A., and West, Andrew A. 2016. "The Rotation and Galactic Kinematics of Mid M Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood." The Astrophysical Journal 821:93. 2016
    • Mann, Andrew W., Newton, Elisabeth R., Rizzuto, Aaron C., Irwin, Jonathan, Feiden, Gregory A., Gaidos, Eric, Mace, Gregory N., Kraus, Adam L., James, David J., Ansdell, Megan, Charbonneau, David, Covey, Kevin R., Ireland, Michael J., Jaffe, Daniel T., Johnson, Marshall C., Kidder, Benjamin, and Vanderburg, Andrew. 2016. "Zodiacal Exoplanets in Time (ZEIT). III. A Short-period Planet Orbiting a Pre-main-sequence Star in the Upper Scorpius OB Association." The Astronomical Journal 152:61. 2016
    • West, Andrew A., Weisenburger, Kolby L., Irwin, Jonathan, Berta-Thompson, Zachory K., Charbonneau, David, Dittmann, Jason, and Pineda, J. Sebastian. 2015. "An Activity-Rotation Relationship and Kinematic Analysis of Nearby Mid-to-Late-Type M Dwarfs." The Astrophysical Journal 812:3. 2015
    • Newton, Elisabeth R., Charbonneau, David, Irwin, Jonathan, and Mann, Andrew W. 2015. "An Empirical Calibration to Estimate Cool Dwarf Fundamental Parameters from H-band Spectra." The Astrophysical Journal 800:85. 2015
    • Montet, Benjamin T., Bowler, Brendan P., Shkolnik, Evgenya L., Deck, Katherine M., Wang, Ji, Horch, Elliott P., Liu, Michael C., Hillenbrand, Lynne A., Kraus, Adam L., and Charbonneau, David. 2015. "Dynamical Masses of Young M Dwarfs: Masses and Orbital Parameters of GJ 3305 AB, the Wide Binary Companion to the Imaged Exoplanet Host 51 Eri." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 813, L11. , 2015
    • Williams, P. K. G., Berger, E., Irwin, J., Berta-Thompson, Z. K., and Charbonneau, D. 2015. "Simultaneous Multiwavelength Observations of Magnetic Activity in Ultracool Dwarfs. IV. The Active, Young Binary NLTT 33370 AB (= 2MASS J13142039 1320011)." The Astrophysical Journal 799:192. 2015
    • Newton, Elisabeth R., Charbonneau, David, Irwin, Jonathan, Berta-Thompson, Zachory K., Rojas-Ayala, Barbara, Covey, Kevin, and Lloyd, James P. 2014. "Near-infrared Metallicities, Radial Velocities, and Spectral Types for 447 Nearby M Dwarfs." The Astronomical Journal 147:20. 2014
    • Dittmann, Jason A., Irwin, Jonathan M., Charbonneau, David, and Berta-Thompson, Zachory K. 2014. "Trigonometric Parallaxes for 1507 Nearby Mid-to-late M Dwarfs." The Astrophysical Journal 784:156. 2014
    • Berta, Zachory K., Irwin, Jonathan, and Charbonneau, David. 2013. "Constraints on Planet Occurrence around Nearby Mid-to-late M Dwarfs from the MEARTH Project." The Astrophysical Journal 775:91. 2013
    • Langland-Shula, Laura E., Vogt, Steven S., Charbonneau, David, Butler, Paul, and Marcy, Geoff. 2009. "A HIRES/Keck Spectroscopic Investigation of the Measurement of Sodium in the Atmosphere of HD 209458b." The Astrophysical Journal 696:1355-1366. 2009