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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

16th Aug 2018: K2 Campaign 17 processed data available

The pipeline-processed data for K2 Campaign 17 are now available for download from the K2 data archive at MAST.

Campaign 17 provided a substantial overlap with Campaign 6, offering a longer baseline for stellar activity, asteroseismology, and AGN studies, as well as enabling dozens of K2 planet candidates to be …

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10th Aug 2018: Lodging for Kepler & K2 SciCon V available now

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.

Lodging can …

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9th Aug 2018: K2 Campaign 18 downlink successful

The Kepler spacecraft has successfully downloaded Campaign 18 data to Earth. The raw data are now available for download from the K2 data archive at MAST.

We are monitoring the spacecraft very closely and will provide more information when its status has been fully assessed. Scientists who are carrying out …

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Recently published scientific publications

  • Durlabh Pande: Surface gravities for 15,000 Kepler stars measured from stellar granulation and validated with Gaia DR2 parallaxes
    Updated: Fri 3rd August 2018 06:08.
  • 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.

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