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Monitoring Nearby Stars for Transits by Extrasolar Jovian Planets, II: Transits of M-Type (Red) Dwarf stars by Close Extrasolar Giant (Jovian) Planets


Frederick R. West

520Diller Road

Hanover, PA 17331


Presented at the 86th AAVSO Annual Meeting, October 25, 1997; revised August 30, 1998





Probabilities are estimated for the occurence and observation of transits of 849 red dwarfs brighter than visual magnitude 12.0 by their close extrasolar giant (70,000 km radii) planets. The special cases of Gliese 876 and the red dwarf eclipsing binaries CM Draconis and YY Geminorum are also discussed.


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