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PlanetHunters is project where you can help to discover planets outside the solar system. In this presentation we talk about how it was done.

PlanetHunters is project where you can help to discover planets outside the solar system. In this presentation we talk about how it was done.

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    Planet Hunters as presented at Brasil@Home Planet Hunters as presented at Brasil@Home Presentation Transcript

    • PlanetHuntersYou can find an exoplanet Javier de la Torre @jatorre
    • Wikipedia
    • so how is the NASA doing?not bad not bad...
    • 1236 exoplanet candidateshttp://www.boingboing.net/2011/02/08/a-new-view-of-the-ga.html
    • 15 confirmedhttp://kepler.nasa.gov
    • so this is perfect?obviously not...
    • algorithms finds what theyhave been trained to findthere might be other things there...
    • www.planethunters.org/planetometerin less than 6 months
    • http://www.keckobservatory.org/
    • http://blogs.zooniverse.org/planethunters/2011/04/12/keck-follow-up/
    • What is so great aboutPlanetHunters? Great idea It is a fun website to work on There is a community and is being followed Scientist report back regularly Good Promotion on the web and media
    • http://www.planethunters.org/who_we_are
    • THANKS!