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Astrophysics Colloquium

Recent Results from the 5-m Palomar Telescope
Presented by Michael Werner
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Thursday, March 28, 2019
11:00 A.M. in 169-336

Abstract
JPL secures 25% of the observing time on the well-instrumented 5-m Hale telescope at Palomar Observatory for the use of JPL and IPAC scientists. Three of those scientists will be presenting the results of their recent observations to illustrate the capabilities and uniqueness of the 5-m telescope.
  • Confirmation of candidate exoplanets from Kepler and beyondDave Ciardi (IPAC)
  • Studies of black holesDan Stern (JPL)
  • Observations of Pluto at oppositionBonnie Buratti (JPL)

This presentation is part of the Palomar Jamboree. Sessions on Monday April 1 at JPL (10:15-11:45 a.m.) and on Tuesday April 2 at IPAC (Noon - 1:30 p.m.) will concentrate on the characteristics and use of the Palomar instruments.



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