21st Microlensing Conference, February 1–3, 2017

The 21st International Microlensing Conference—entitled "Ushering in the New Age of Microlensing from Space"—will take place on February 1–3, 2017, in Pasadena, California.

The conference intends to highlight results from K2's Campaign 9, a combined ground- and space-based microlensing survey that was carried out using the Kepler …

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Raw data for K2 Campaign 9a now available at MAST

The currently on-going K2 Campaign 9 is dedicated to a microlensing experiment, aimed at simultaneously observing gravitional microlensing events with K2 and from Earth in order to see a parallax effect in the shape and time of the lensing events. To allow such events to be identified and characterized rapidly …

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