From Hot Jupiters to Habitable Planets – Dr. Debra Fischer of Yale University

PART 1

Dr. Debra Fischer of Yale University explains the lively science of planet hunting. This talk was delivered on Feb. 27, 2012, at The Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawai’i to an audience of philanthropic supporters of the Keck Observatory. To find out how you can make a difference at the frontiers of discovery, please contact Debbie Goodwin at +1 808-881-3814.


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On Keck 1, we have UCSC observers using MOSFIRE. On Keck 2, we have UCSB/UCLA observers using NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 06:51:00pm rise 05:51:00am
UCSC observers will use MOSFIRE on Keck 1, and UCSB/UCLA observers will use NIRC2-LGS on Keck 2 tonight. Sun set 06:51:00pm rise 05:51:00am
BOOM! First Potentially Habitable Earth-Size Planet Confirmed by Keck and Gemini. bit.ly/1pdXHZ9 pic.twitter.com/Yb1oA2MetB
Our guests tonight are observers from UCSC and KECK, using MOSFIRE and NIRC2-LGS/PCS* respectively. Sun set 06:51:00pm rise 05:52:00am