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Exoplanets @ AAS 221

posted Jan 4, 2013, 1:28 PM by Abel Mendez   [ updated Jan 4, 2013, 2:48 PM ]

Here are the presentations program and press information for the 221st American Astronomical Society Meeting (AAS 221) from January 6 to 10, 2013. Below are three press conferences related to exoplanets presentations. Check the program for many other presentations including invited talks.

Monday, January 7, 2013 — 10:30 a.m. PST
EXOPLANETS COMING & GOING EVERYWHERE

Planet Candidates Observed by Kepler: Two Years of Precision Photometry
Christopher Burke (SETI Institute)
[216.02]

At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-size Planet
Francois Fressin (CfA)
[216.03]

A Newly Resolved Disk in a Search for Exoplanets Around High-Mass Stars
Joe Carson (College of Charleston)
[324.06, 149.24]

Planetary System Disruption by Galactic Perturbations to Wide Binary Stars
Nathan Kaib (Queens University, Canada)
[343.02]

Commentary
John Johnson (Caltech)
[408.04, 236.01]

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 — 10:30 a.m. PST
EXOPLANET SYSTEMS FROM BIRTH TO DEATH

A Planetary System in the Hyades, the Nearest Rich Star Cluster
Ben Zuckerman (Univ. of California, Los Angeles)
[309.07]

Exo-Asteroids and Polluted White Dwarfs 
John Debes (Space Telescope Science Institute)
[220.01, 308.03]

Three Transits of Venus: From Earth, Jupiter, and Saturn
Jay M. Pasachoff (Williams College & Caltech)
[315.06]

Pulsar Planets: Observations and Understanding
Aleksander Wolszczan (Penn State University)
[424.01]

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 — 2:30 p.m. PST
EXOPLANETS FROM DUST GRAINS TO BROWN DWARFS

HST and Spitzer Mapping of Brown Dwarf Atmospheres
Daniel Apai (University of Arizona)
[159.28]

Exo-Comet Detection in Debris Disks Around Young Stars
Barry Welsh (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
[109.03]

New Hubble Coronagraphic Images of Fomalhaut b and the Dust Belt
Paul Kalas (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
[324.02]

Orbital Constraints for Fomalhaut b from Hubble Astrometry
James R. Graham (University of California, Berkeley)
[324.03]

Asteroid Belts in Debris Disk Twins: Vega and Fomalhaut
Kate Su (University of Arizona)
[403.04]