TESS team at AAS 231

The TESS team will are putting on a number of events at this year's American Astronomical Society in National Harbor, MD. In addition to those events the team are putting on, there are numerous talks from scientist excited to get their hands on the data.

Evening splinter session

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Proposal submission now closed

Thanks to the many people who submitted Cycle 1 TESS GI proposals, we are very pleased with the response. We are now in the proposal of organizing the review of proposals.

We received over 140 proposals for nearly 100,000 unique 2-min cadence targets. About 60% of proposal were stellar …

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Release of TESS cool dwarf catalog

A paper describing efforts to create a catalog of cool dwarf stars for TESS target selection is available on the arXiv. This release details the stellar properties of dwarf stars cooler than 4000K, with the specific aim to help identify exoplanet search targets to be observed by TESS at 2-min …

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Target list pointers

The proposal deadline is just over a week away and many of you are deep into the proposal writing process. Here are two small reminders/requests for target lists.

  • TESS Guest Investigator Cycle 1 is awarding targets in the Southern Ecliptic Hemisphere. Northern Ecliptic targets will be solicited in Cycle …

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Cycle 1 proposal deadline change

The deadline for Cycle 1 proposals has been changed to October 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm Eastern time.

To give more time to proposers who are without power because of Hurricane Irma, the Phase-1 proposal due date for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Guest Investigator Program - Cycle 1 has …

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