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Pavel Machalek PhD
pavel (dot) machalek (at)
NASA Ames Research Center, MS 245-3, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
Office:+1 650 604 0756  Mobile:+1 415 347 5579


presented at The Johns Hopkins University on October 02, 2009
under supervision of Peter McCullough and Holland Ford.


  • Hot-Jupiter atmospheres
  • Optical transiting survey for Hot-Jupiters

Refereed Publications:

Thermal Emission and Tidal Heating of the Heavy and Eccentric Planet XO-3b, Machalek, P., Mc-
Cullough P.R., Greene T., Burrows A., Burke, C.J., Hora, J.L., Johns-Krull, C.M., Deming D., 2010,
accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal, arxiv:1001.2319

Weak Thermal Inversion in the Thermal Emission of Exoplanet XO-2b, Machalek, P., McCullough
P.R., Burrows A., Burke, C.J., Hora, J.L., Johns-Krull, C.M. 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 701,

Thermal Emission of Exoplanet XO-1b, Machalek, P., McCullough, P. R., Burke, C. J., Valenti,
J. A., Burrows, A., & Hora, J. L. 2008, The Astrophysical Journal, 684, 1427

XO-5b: A Transiting Jupiter-sized Planet With A Four Day Period, Ch. J. Burke, P. R. McCullough,
J. A. Valenti, D. Long, Ch. M. Johns-Krull, P. Machalek, et al., 2008, The Astrophysical Journal,
686, 1331

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Peter Barry permalink
    August 10, 2008 12:33 am

    Greetings Pavel, Django/Grappelli is the duo I was thinking. This is flickr, if you wish ——– ………..until such time. ………peter

  2. yana permalink
    December 13, 2008 5:21 pm

    I am from Bulgaria and saw your blog because now writhing about Prague Sping. I have a one qestion. Where you had a picture with a little child and a tank ? Its very interesting for me because i saw on this photo title on the windows:”Freedom” with bilgarian alphabets-“Свобода”. Is this a Prageu or another cheh town? Please tell me if you can.
    Thank you and good naight!

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