These are items of interest to the interstellar exploration community that we’ve found in our quest for information that will help us advance toward our goals.  If you know of anything we’ve overlooked, or any sources of such information we should monitor, or if you would like to be added to our TVIW-updates mailing list and receive these updates in you email every weekday, please send that information to info@tviw.us.

 

September 17, 2019 updates

Red Dwarfs
https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-25550-3

On the interstellar Von Neumann micro self-reproducing probes
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05078

ARIEL exoplanet mission celebrates machine learning challenge and citizen science launch
https://www.europlanet-society.org/ariel-exoplanet-mission-celebrates-machine-learning-challenge-and-citizen-science-launch/

ARIEL Space Mission
https://arielmission.space/

ExoClock
https://ariel-gbfu.azurewebsites.net/

Fast-modulation imaging with the self-coherent camera
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2019/09/aa36496-19/aa36496-19.html

Hidden Planets: Implications from ‘Oumuamua and DSHARP
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.06387

Status of the Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer Phase II Development
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.06487

Thermal evolution of rocky exoplanets with a graphite outer shell
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.07255

September 16, 2019 updates

Beam propagation simulation of large phased laser arrays
https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/11107/111070O/Beam-propagation-simulation-of-large-phased-laser-arrays/10.1117/12.2528931.short

SEEJ: SmallSat Exosphere Explorer of Hot Jupiters
https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/11118/111180E/SEEJ-SmallSat-Exosphere-Explorer-of-Hot-Jupiters/10.1117/12.2529380.short

Enabling a Near-Term Interstellar Probe with the NASA’s Space Launch System
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20190030464.pdf

Hill stability of coplanar four-body systems with application to the Solar System and extrasolar systems
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10509-019-3644-7

The Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) obtains the visible spectrum of C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), the first confirmed interstellar comet
http://www.iac.es/divulgacion.php?op1=16&id=1610&lang=en

Stellar accelerations and the galactic gravitational field
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/publications-of-the-astronomical-society-of-australia/article/stellar-accelerations-and-the-galactic-gravitational-field/39E014B30E4CCF45B5136E6A597B5971

An Empirical Mass–Radius Relation for Cool Giant Planets
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/ab4353

Near-term interstellar probe: First step
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576519303650

H2-Induced Pressure Broadening and Pressure Shift in the P-Branch of the ν3 Band of CH4 from 300 to 655 K
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022407318306617

Effects of Magnetic Fields on the Location of the Evaporation Valley for Low-Mass Exoplanets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05866

The Likelihood of Detecting Young Giant Planets with High Contrast Imaging and Interferometry
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05878

Sending a Spacecraft to Interstellar Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov)
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.06348

September 13, 2019 updates

Newly Discovered Comet Is Likely Interstellar Visitor
https://www.space.com/possible-interstellar-comet-identified.html

MPEC 2019-R106 : Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov)
https://minorplanetcenter.net/mpec/K19/K19RA6.html

Interstellar comet 2I/Borisov
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05851

Fast and precise light curve model for transiting exoplanets with rings
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stz2556/5568385

Radial velocity confirmation of K2-100b: a young, highly irradiated, and low density transiting hot Neptune
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05252

An Integrable Model for the Dynamics of Planetary Mean Motion Resonances
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05264

September 12, 2019 updates

Water vapour in the atmosphere of the habitable-zone eight-Earth-mass planet K2-18 b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.05218

He I λ 10 830 Å in the transmission spectrum of HD209458 b
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2019/09/aa35979-19/aa35979-19.html

Wōtan: Comprehensive Time-series Detrending in Python
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ab3984

Keck Observations Confirm a Super-Jupiter Planet Orbiting M-dwarf OGLE-2005-BLG-071L
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04740

OGLE-2018-BLG-1700L: Microlensing Planet in Binary Stellar System
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04854

The potassium absorption on HD189733b and HD209458b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04884

Uranus and Neptune: Origin, Evolution and Internal Structure
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04891

September 11, 2019 updates

The Climates of Other Worlds: A Review of the Emerging Field of Exoplanet Climatology
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04046

Dynamical Interactions in the Planetary System GJ4276
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04059

Model of the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence with Coronagraphic Imaging
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04128

No further evidence for a transiting inner companion to the hot Jupiter HATS-50b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04389

Revisiting MOA 2013 BLG-220L: A Solar-type star with a super-Jupiter companion
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04444

ODEA: Orbital Dynamics in a complex Evolving Architecture — Application to the planetary system HD 106906
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04536

The Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer: Demonstrating advanced exoplanet characterization techniques for future extremely large telescopes
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04541

Water Vapor on the Habitable-Zone Exoplanet K2-18b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04642

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