We are observing stars with planets orbiting very close to them. These planets complete an orbit around their star in about a day. This means the planets are heated and pulled by the star’s gravity and magnetic field. We are looking at the signatures of that in emission from calcium in the outer layers of the star’s atmosphere.



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RECENT OBSERVATIONS *

  • 2018-2-LSP-001

    Observing the Transient Universe

  • 2019-1-MLT-005

    Spectral survey of candidate unusual nearby void dwarfs

  • 2019-1-GWE-005

    GW candidate

* Observation titles do not imply any actual discoveries.

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