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NICER in the News: Mushroom Clouds on Neutron Stars (23 Apr 2018)
NICER was featured in an on-line publication by LiveScience on the ability to study photospheric radius expansion bursts, or "mushroom clouds" occurring on neutron stars.
CFITSIO Version 3.44 released (19 Apr 2018)
Version 3.44 released April, 2018 to enhance security. CFITSIO users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to version 3.44...
NuSTAR Cycle 4 Results (19 Apr 2018)
The list of NuSTAR targets accepted by the Cycle 4 peer
review is now available. Cycle 4 observations will start to be
routinely performed on June 1, 2018. Written evaluations will be sent
to all NuSTAR Cycle 4 PIs in the next few weeks.
TESS, NASA's Planet Hunter Is on Its Way to Orbit (19 Apr 2018)
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched on
the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including
some that could support life. TESS, which is expected to find thousands of new
exoplanets orbiting nearby stars, lifted off at 6:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday on a
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air
Force Station in Florida. In its 2-year survey mission, TESS will survey the
nearest and brightest stars in most (85%) of the sky in its search for
NuSTAR CALDB Update (19 Apr 2018)
The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on April 19, 2018 (CALDB version 20180419). This updates the NuSTAR clock correction file to version 80, valid through 2018-04-19.
NICER XTI CALDB Updated to Version 20180417 (18 Apr 2018)
The NICER XTI caldb has been updated to version 20180417. Please make sure you're using the most recent version of the caldb.config file in order to access the NICER XTI CALDB data.
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