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This dissertation describes an attempt to detect water in the atmosphere of the extrasolar planet HD 209458b using transit spectroscopy. It first discusses the importance of water detection and reviews the state of knowledge about extrasolar planets. This review discusses the main statistical trends and describes v Universidad de Chile for their support, especially to Dr. Maria Teresa Ruiz, who gave me my first opportunity and great motivation to do research in science. Finally, I also want todoi:10.1063/1.1774523 fatcat:ypgqhz2245datoshbyvkxo2db4