Asteroseismology & Exoplanets with the NASA TESS Mission, Sky in December
4 December 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Talk by Prof. William Chaplin, Professor of Astrophysics School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham
The NASA transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) was launched in 2018. It is providing exquisite photometry to enable searches for new exoplanets and studies of stars and other objects. In this talk I will discuss how we are using these data to conduct asteroseismic studies of stars, by detecting intrinsic stellar pulsations, and providing detailed characterisations of host stars and hence their newly discovered planets.
We will also have a presentation on the Sky in December.
Members will join via Zoom and visitors are welcome on our YouTube channel.