Jonathan Irwin

Astronomer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Work and Research

The MEarth project
A transit survey of field mid-to-late M-dwarfs searching for low-mass planets. Systems programmer, technician and primary operator.
The Monitor project
Time-domain photometric survey of young open clusters.
Wide Angle Search for Planets
Part-time systems programmer, 2003-2007.

Data

M-dwarf spectral standards
A version of the RECONS list with extra information for observers.
Compiled M-dwarf photometry
A variety of photometry from the literature for M-dwarfs. All in ASCII machine readable form. Many of these tables were converted from the ADS scans of the papers for my own use, but are made available in case they are also useful to other researchers.
Monitor rotation period data
All the Monitor rotation periods that have been published so far are available here.

Software

Other projects

The IoA all-sky camera
Computers, software. On the grounds of the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK.
Three Mirror Telescope
Telescope drives, computers, control software. On the grounds of the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK.

Publications


Jonathan Irwin (jirwin at cfa.harvard.edu)