Science

The lightest exo-planet ever discovered, only 1.9 Earth masses, has been detected by HARPS. Moreover, a recomputation of the orbits of the planetary system, of which by now we have detected 4 planets, reveals that the outermost planet might lie inside the habitable zone, where liquid water might exist on its surface. ESO press release

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Extra-solar planet searches

Asteroseismology

  • Asteroseismology page in Leuven.

Variable stars

  • The VSOP (Variable Star One shot Project) page

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HARPS Science News

Technical publications from and on HARPS