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Hunt for Exoplanets
- Tue, Oct 24, 2017 | 06:00 - 06:30 GMT | 08:00 - 08:30 CEST
- Tue, Oct 24, 2017 | 15:00 - 15:30 GMT | 17:00 - 17:30 CEST (REPLAY)
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There are over 3000 confirmed planets outside our Solar System.
These exoplanets will come under further scrutiny when the CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExoPlanet Satellite) mission launches from the European spaceport in French Guiana. end of 2018 early 2019.
The CHEOPS space telescope, a joint mission between ESA and the University of Bern in Switzerland, will measure the transits of known exoplanets and, together with the ESPRESSO instrument at the University of Geneva, help identify other Earth-like planets in our Solar System.
This video the status in the search of Exoplanets. It includes an interview with David Ehrenreich, CHEOPS Mission Scientist, ESA.
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- Satellite Parameters
Eutelsat 9A at 9 degrees E, transponder 59, downlink frequency 11900.1 horizontally polarised, symbol rate 27,500 FEC 2/3.