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The Kepler Asteroseismic Science Operations Center provides asteroseismological data from the NASA Kepler mission to astronomers who are members of the Kepler Asteroseismic Science Consortium (KASC).

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News

4th Jun 2018: K2FOV Tool updated

The K2FOV tool has been updated to the newest version (8.0.0), which includes the coordinates for campaign 20.

23rd Apr 2018: Scheduled Downtime: 25th April

On Wednesday 25th April, we will be doing some scheduled maintenance of our servers, so KASOC will be unavailable most of the day. We apologize for any inconvenience.

15th Sep 2017: C13 data is available

...and today it is the C13 data that has been made available for download. As always, remember to take a look at the data release document before diving into the data.

Kepler & K2 News

11th Jul 2018: K2 GO Cycle 7 Phase-1 deadline postponed to August 16, 2018

In response to the drop in fuel pressure observed during Campaign 18, the K2 Guest Observer Cycle 7 call (cf. ROSES D.7 on NSPIRES) has been amended to postpone the Phase-1 deadline from July 19 to August 16, 2018. This change enables the submission of target proposals for K2 …

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5th Jul 2018: Kepler fuel status update & FAQ

On Monday, July 2nd, prompted by an anomalous drop in fuel pressure, the Kepler team paused the science observations for K2 Campaign 18 and commanded the spacecraft into a no-fuel-use safe mode. It will remain in this mode until August 2nd, when the Kepler team will use the normally scheduled …

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4th Jul 2018: New in lightkurve: identifying time-variable background noise

The new lightkurve open source Python package for Kepler and K2 data analysis, which we first announced in March, contains a new data analysis tutorial which demonstrates how custom aperture photometry can be used to check your target for the presence of time-variable background signals.

The background flux level of …

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Recently published scientific publications

  • S. Frandsen: The mass and age of the first SONG target: the red giant 46 LMi.
    Updated: Tue 26th June 2018 09:32.
  • D. L. Compton: Surface correction of main sequence solar-like oscillators with the it Kepler LEGACY sample
    Updated: Tue 26th June 2018 04:08.
  • P. G. Beck: Seismic probing of the first dredge-up event through the eccentric red-giant/red-giant spectroscopic binary KIC9163796
    Updated: Tue 19th June 2018 19:09.
  • M. Vrard: Amplitude and lifetime of radial modes in red giant star spectra observed by Kepler
    Updated: Mon 18th June 2018 11:53.
  • Jie Yu: Asteroseismology of 16000 Kepler red giants: Global oscillation parameters, Masses, and Radii
    Updated: Mon 4th June 2018 10:49.
  • Marc Hon: Detecting Solar-like Oscillations in Red Giants with Deep Learning
    Updated: Sat 2nd June 2018 13:15.
  • Marc Hon: Deep Learning Classification in Asteroseismology Using an Improved Neural Network: Results on 15000 Kepler Red Giants and Applications to K2 and TESS Data
    Updated: Sat 2nd June 2018 13:15.

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