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How to find exoplanets?

Fran Bartolić
December 01, 2018

How to find exoplanets?

Public talk at 2018 St Andrews Observatory Open Night.

Fran Bartolić

December 01, 2018
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  1. How to find exoplanets? St Andrews Observatory Open Night Fran

    Bartolić 1
  2. 2 © NASA Reminder: we are here

  3. The Solar System 3 © earthhow.com

  4. What are exoplanets? 4 •

  5. History of exoplanet discoveries 5 • • •

  6. History of exoplanet discoveries 6 © Hugh Osborn • •

  7. Diversity of exoplanets 7 © NASA

  8. On average, there’s 1 planet for every star in the

    Milky Way. 8
  9. How does an exoplanet look like? 9

  10. This is not an exoplanet 10 © ESO

  11. This is an exoplanet 11

  12. This is an exoplanet 12

  13. How can we detect exoplanets? 13

  14. 14 © NASA NASA Kepler mission

  15. 15 © Pearson et. al. 2017 Needle in a haystack

  16. 16 What’s coming up next in exoplanet science? • •

    • Exomoon?
  17. Take home messages 17 • • •

  18. Take home messages 18 • • •