Trends in Exoplanet Eccentricity with the Kepler CKS Sample
The durations of planet transits detected during the Kepler mission has recently proven effective at providing constraints on the eccentricities of the planets' orbits. Combining photometry from Kepler with precise host-star properties from the California-Kepler Survey spectroscopy, we measure the eccentricity distribution of a large sample of planets in a variety of architectures. I present new results on the nature of the eccentricity distribution, including its dependence on stellar and planetary properties. I then briefly discuss its implications on planet formation and future work.