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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

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.

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.

Kepler & K2 News

16th Oct 2018: K2 Campaign 19 raw data available

The Kepler spacecraft has successfully downloaded Campaign 19 data to Earth. To enable users to make use of the current visibility of the Campaign 19 field from the ground, the raw cadence data files have been made public immediately via the K2 data archive at MAST.

The use of the …

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5th Oct 2018: K2 Campaign 18 data processing complete

Data processing for K2 Campaign 18 is now complete and the pixel files and lightcurves are in the process of being shipped to the data archive at MAST. We anticipate that the data release will be announced before the end of the month.

Campaign 18 provided Kepler's third visit to …

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4th Oct 2018: K2 Campaigns 2, 3, and 13 reprocessed

A few months ago 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 …

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Recently published scientific publications

  • Maria Pia Di Mauro: The rotational shear layer inside the early red-giant star KIC 4448777
    Updated: Thu 20th September 2018 12:11.
  • Jie Yu: Predicting radial-velocity jitter induced by stellar oscillations based on Kepler data
    Updated: Thu 6th September 2018 06:20.
  • C. Gehan: Core rotation braking on the red giant branch for various mass ranges
    Updated: Wed 29th August 2018 11:43.
  • D. M. Bowman: K2 space photometry reveals rotational modulation and stellar pulsations in chemically peculiar A and B stars
    Updated: Fri 24th August 2018 11:30.
  • 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.

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