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31st Oct 2018: Goodbye Kepler

Goodbye Kepler. You will be missed!
We can all take solace in the fact that the amazing data you have provided us will keep up busy, making new discoveries, for years to come.
Now, take a well-deserved rest - you have earned it!

21st Aug 2018: TASC4/KASC11 Conference Material

The slides, posters and photos from the TASC4/KASC11 conference in Aarhus, Denmark has now been made available on KASOC and TASOC. If you have any other material, like good photos you took during the conference, feel free to e-mail them to us and we can include it on the page.

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.

Kepler & K2 News

30th Jan 2019: Kepler SciCon V registration and late poster deadline approaching

The Kepler & K2 Science Conference V will take place March 4-8, 2019, in Glendale, California. The meeting will be a celebration of Kepler's 10 years in space and will serve as a showcase of the bountiful results that continue to come from both the Kepler and K2 missions.

Due to …

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16th Jan 2019: Slides from the Kepler/K2 Special Session at the Winter AAS now available

The 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Seattle featured a special session titled "Kepler and K2's 500,000 high-precision lightcurves: prospects for future discoveries".

The session highlighted the future discoveries which are expected to emerge from Kepler's data set over the next years, and discussed some of …

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8th Jan 2019: K2 Campaign 0 reprocessed

Earlier this year we announced that we were undertaking an effort to reprocess campaigns 0–14 using the same version of the Kepler/K2 pipeline used for C15 and subsequent campaigns. This version introduced several new features and improvements, such as more sophisticated pixel calibration, better identification of spacecraft pointing …

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Recently published scientific publications

  • Douglas L. Compton: Asteroseismology of main-sequence F stars with Kepler: overcoming short mode lifetimes
    Updated: Thu 14th February 2019 19:44.
  • Kuldeep Verma: Helium abundance in a sample of cool stars: measurements from asteroseismology
    Updated: Fri 1st February 2019 14:08.
  • M. Bazot: Butterfly diagram of a Sun-like star observed using asteroseismology
    Updated: Wed 23rd January 2019 11:26.
  • E. Plachy: Chaotic dynamics in the pulsation of DF Cygni, as observed by Kepler
    Updated: Thu 3rd January 2019 11:27.
  • C. Aerts: Forward asteroseismic modeling of stars with a convective core from gravity-mode oscillations: parameter estimation and stellar model selection
    Updated: Sun 2nd December 2018 10:33.
  • K. J. Bell: Coefficients of variation for detecting solar-like oscillations
    Updated: Wed 7th November 2018 17:03.
  • T. Kallinger: Nonlinear seismic scaling relations
    Updated: Sun 4th November 2018 10:04.

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