2017 Sagan Exoplanet Summer Workshop

Hands On Session Information

August 7-11, 2017
Hosted by The NASA Exoplanet Science Institute
At the Beckman Institute Auditorium, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

During the hands-on session, we will show how to identify and model microlensing planets in WFIRST-like data. First, we will identify planetary signals in both previously published microlensing events and simulated WFIRST light curves. Then, we will estimate the parameters of those planets using analytic methods. Finally, we will perform full numerical fits to the simulated WFIRST data to study the kinds of planets that WFIRST will find through microlensing.

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