CfA Colloquium Schedule Spring 2009
 
 14 May 2009

14 May 2009

Speaker: Annie Baglin (LESIA, Observatoire de Paris)

Title:COROT

Abstract: The CoRoT mission is a stellar photometry mission of very high precision, very long uninterrupted observations of the same stars. It is flying now for more than two and a half year. Its performances will be presented, showing that it fulfills the initial specifications. A few highlights of the current results, in stellar seismology and variability in general will be described. Finally the planet hunting program, its difficulties and its results, will be presented.

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