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Exoplanet Presentations at AAS 220th

posted Jun 6, 2012, 11:12 PM by Abel Mendez   [ updated Oct 21, 2012, 2:44 PM ]
Here is a list of various sessions with exoplanet presentations on the 220th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society from June 10-14, 2012 in Anchorage, Alaska. Check the full searchable program of the meeting and its press release. There are two press conferences relevant to exoplanets, specially one dedicated to Exoplanets & Brown Dwarfs. Of particular interest are the sessions Exoplanets Census with Kepler (Jun 12 @ 10-11:30 AM) and Kepler's Future: the Road to Eta-Earth (Jun 12 @ 2-3:30 PM). There are a more related presentations in the educational or technology sessions not listed here. Press releases of exoplanets results from the AAS 220th will be posted here when available. Follow @AAS_Press or #aas220 for updates.

The PHL will be also posting new exoplanets infographics including updated versions of our Periodic Table of Exoplanets.

Press-Conferences (press-only webcast and archived webcasts

STARS & STELLAR SYSTEMS [Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 2:00 p.m. AKDT] (only one presentation)

The AAVSO Photometric All-Sky Survey Completes the Sky
Arne A. Henden (American Assoc. of Variable Star Observers)

Scott G. Engle (Villanova Univ.)

Eta Carinae and the Homunculus: an Astrophysical Laboratory
Theodore R. Gull (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

Accurate Spectral Modeling of Fe II: A Longstanding Problem in Astrophysics
Manuel Bautista (Western Michigan Univ.)

What Is a Globular Cluster? Discovery of an Old, Massive, Star Cluster with a Single Stellar Population
Douglas Geisler (Universidad de Concepcion, Chile)

EXOPLANETS & BROWN DWARFS [Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 10:00 a.m. AKDT]

Lars Buchhave (Niels Bohr Institute, Univ. of Copenhagen)
[306.03, listed in the program on Tues., but actually being given on Weds.]

Thomas G. Beatty (Ohio State Univ.)
[120.07, 129.05]

Tristan Guillot (L'Obs. de la Côte d'Azur & Univ. of Calif., Santa Cruz)
[121.03, 414.04]

Oral Sessions