DDT deadline for K2 Campaign 18 approaching

We are currently accepting DDT proposals for Campaigns 18 and 19. The primary goal of the DDT program is to enable exceptional, time-critical observing opportunities.

Owing to the overlaps with previous fields, C18 offers the opportunity to revisit targets from C5, while C19 enables re-observations of objects from C3 and …

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K2 Campaign 16 successfully underway

K2 Campaign 16 started successfully on December 7th and has continued to proceed without issues since.

Uniquely, the spacecraft is pointing along the forward-facing direction of the spacecraft's velocity vector during Campaigns 16 and 17, which allows the field to be accessed from Earth during Kepler's observations. This enables K2's …

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DDT deadline for K2 Campaign 17 approaching

A small percentage of the available K2 pixels in each campaign may be allocated by the K2 Guest Observer (GO) Office Director as Director's Discretionary Targets (DDTs). The primary utilization of DDT programs is in support of community-proposed requests that are based on exceptional, time-critical observing opportunities that cannot be …

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