ExoFOP-K2 website launched

ExoFOP-K2 is a web site designed to optimize resources and facilitate collaboration in follow-up studies of K2 targets. It serves as a repository for community-gathered follow-up data and is supported by the NASA Exoplanet Archive infrastructure.

In addition to continuing to support Kepler via the original CFOP website, this new …

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Geert Barentsen and Knicole Colón join the Guest Observer Office

The Kepler/K2 Guest Observer Office has two new members joining us at Ames Research Center in California: Geert Barentsen and Knicole Colón.

Dr Geert Barentsen joins us from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. Geert's background is in the exploitation of photometry from wide-area surveys. In Hertfordshire he …

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K2 Microlensing Campaign workshop, May 7-8, 2015, SETI Inst., CA

In April of 2016, the NASA K2 mission will execute Campaign 9, a continuous 75-day long campaign targeting the galactic bulge dedicated to a single Microlensing Science Experiment. The NASA K2 mission is sponsoring a 1.5-day workshop on the topic of the K2 Microlensing Experiment on May 7-8, 2015 …

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Kepler robovetted KOI table released

The Kepler project has opened the Q1-Q17 DR24 KOI table at the NASA Exoplanet Archive, adding 1368 new Kepler Objects of Interest (KOIs) to the cumulative table. This is a milestone release because it utilizes the first uniform processing of the entire Kepler data set and it represents a first …

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