First Light for ESPRESSO, the Next Generation Planet Hunter (page 5)

Garching, Germany (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 The Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO) has successfully made its first observations. Installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, ESPRESSO will search for exoplanets with unprecedented precision by looking at the minuscule changes in the light of their host stars. For the first time ever, an instrument will be able to sum up

First Light for ESPRESSO, the Next Generation Planet Hunter

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Laboratory Equipment

ESO's newest planet hunter, ESPRESSO, captures first light

ESPRESSO, the European Southern Observatory's newest planet hunter, has captured its first light.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from UPI

Artificial intelligence, NASA data used to discover eighth planet circling distant star

Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light years from Earth. ...

Thu 14 Dec 17 from ScienceDaily

NASA uses AI to uncover eighth planet circling distant star

Washington DC (SPX) Dec 15, 2017 Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like ...

Thu 14 Dec 17 from SpaceDaily

NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery

Washington DC (SPX) Dec 13, 2017 NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 14, to announce the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope. ...

Wed 13 Dec 17 from SpaceDaily

First Light for Next Generation Planet Hunter ESPRESSO

Garching, Germany (SPX) Dec 06, 2017 The Echelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet and Stable Spectroscopic Observations (ESPRESSO) has successfully made its first observations. Installed ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from SpaceDaily

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