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September 17, 2019 updates

Red Dwarfs

On the interstellar Von Neumann micro self-reproducing probes

ARIEL exoplanet mission celebrates machine learning challenge and citizen science launch

ARIEL Space Mission


Fast-modulation imaging with the self-coherent camera

Hidden Planets: Implications from ‘Oumuamua and DSHARP

Status of the Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer Phase II Development

Thermal evolution of rocky exoplanets with a graphite outer shell

September 16, 2019 updates

Beam propagation simulation of large phased laser arrays

SEEJ: SmallSat Exosphere Explorer of Hot Jupiters

Enabling a Near-Term Interstellar Probe with the NASA’s Space Launch System

Hill stability of coplanar four-body systems with application to the Solar System and extrasolar systems

The Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) obtains the visible spectrum of C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), the first confirmed interstellar comet

Stellar accelerations and the galactic gravitational field

An Empirical Mass–Radius Relation for Cool Giant Planets

Near-term interstellar probe: First step

H2-Induced Pressure Broadening and Pressure Shift in the P-Branch of the ν3 Band of CH4 from 300 to 655 K

Effects of Magnetic Fields on the Location of the Evaporation Valley for Low-Mass Exoplanets

The Likelihood of Detecting Young Giant Planets with High Contrast Imaging and Interferometry

Sending a Spacecraft to Interstellar Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov)

September 13, 2019 updates

Newly Discovered Comet Is Likely Interstellar Visitor

MPEC 2019-R106 : Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov)

Interstellar comet 2I/Borisov

Fast and precise light curve model for transiting exoplanets with rings

Radial velocity confirmation of K2-100b: a young, highly irradiated, and low density transiting hot Neptune

An Integrable Model for the Dynamics of Planetary Mean Motion Resonances

September 12, 2019 updates

Water vapour in the atmosphere of the habitable-zone eight-Earth-mass planet K2-18 b

He I λ 10 830 Å in the transmission spectrum of HD209458 b

Wōtan: Comprehensive Time-series Detrending in Python

Keck Observations Confirm a Super-Jupiter Planet Orbiting M-dwarf OGLE-2005-BLG-071L

OGLE-2018-BLG-1700L: Microlensing Planet in Binary Stellar System

The potassium absorption on HD189733b and HD209458b

Uranus and Neptune: Origin, Evolution and Internal Structure

September 11, 2019 updates

The Climates of Other Worlds: A Review of the Emerging Field of Exoplanet Climatology

Dynamical Interactions in the Planetary System GJ4276

Model of the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence with Coronagraphic Imaging

No further evidence for a transiting inner companion to the hot Jupiter HATS-50b

Revisiting MOA 2013 BLG-220L: A Solar-type star with a super-Jupiter companion

ODEA: Orbital Dynamics in a complex Evolving Architecture — Application to the planetary system HD 106906

The Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer: Demonstrating advanced exoplanet characterization techniques for future extremely large telescopes

Water Vapor on the Habitable-Zone Exoplanet K2-18b

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