An international team, in which researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias participated, as well as institutions in Spain, Italy, Portugal...
NewsESPRESSO confirms the nearest exo-Earth with unprecedented precision
NewsSucessful test of new technology which should help to discover “other Earths”
A scientific team, led by the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, with participation from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, confirms the high...
NewsDidier Queloz, Physics Nobel Prize Winner 2019, Is Developing an Advanced Terrestrial Planet Hunter for the Isaac Newton Telescope
The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING) and the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC) warmly congratulate James Peebles (Princeton University...
GalleryLa misión CHEOPS, en la que participa el IAC, observa sus primeros exoplanetas
PublicationKELT-24b: A 5M <SUB>J</SUB> Planet on a 5.6 day Well-aligned Orbit around the Young V = 8.3 F-star HD 93148
We present the discovery of KELT-24 b, a massive hot Jupiter orbiting a bright (V = 8.3 mag, K = 7.2 mag) young F-star with a period of 5.6 days. The host star...
PublicationA Super-Earth and Sub-Neptune Transiting the Late-type M Dwarf LP 791-18
Planets occur most frequently around cool dwarfs, but only a handful of specific examples are known to orbit the latest-type M stars. Using TESS photometry, we...