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Looking Back is Looking Forward: The Need for Retrospective Solar System Observations in Advance of Exoplanet Retrievals

Whitepaper #126 submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032. Topics: exoplanets; other planetary bodies: Solar system; other science themes: Cross-disciplinary science

Published onMar 18, 2021
Looking Back is Looking Forward: The Need for Retrospective Solar System Observations in Advance of Exoplanet Retrievals

Look-back observations are a critical stepping stone towards reliably interpreting future exoplanet observations. These analog data sets, including much-needed observations of the solar system at larger separations and high phase angles, should be highlighted for future missions by explicitly listing them as a target of opportunity.


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