Grant: $317,290 - National Science Foundation - Jun. 16, 2009
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Award Description: The three year project to measure thermal emission from over a dozen Hot Jupiter extrasolar planets at optical and near-infrared wavelengths. The main goal of the project is to characterize the atmospheric properties of these planets as individual objects.
Project Description: Grant started 07/01/09. Project is to support graduate student over three years, official travel to observing runs at different telescopes, disk space and computer to store and analyze the data, publications costs of the scientific papers that will come out of this project, and other small material and supply costs.
Jobs Summary: Because of funding under ARRA, a graduate student was able to be hired by our organization under a grant from the National Science Foundation, 'Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grant (AAG)' program. As part of the graduate students's tasks, the Principal Investigator of the grant will train the student in telescope observing and data procedures. (Total jobs reported: 1)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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