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The history about the exoplanet hunt

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YearEvent / Linkadditional information
2022October 2022: for the first time one of my PHT candidates was confirmedTOI-5174 b
2022possible first ocean world discoveredTOI-1452 b: Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
2021since May I (Gerd Gühne) started to work at Planet Hunters TESS (PHT) and from October also at Planet Hunters NGTS
202127th December 2021: I discovered my first exoplanet candidate on PHTTIC 59490344.01
2019Nobel prize for exoplanet hunters Mayor & Queloz51 Pegasi b
2018first exoplanet discovered with TESS space telescopeHD 1397 b: Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), L.D. Nielsen
2017first Earth-sized planet in habitable zone discoveredKIC 6444896 b: Isabel Angelo, Kepler Space Telescope
2016the first large-scale demonstration of a fully automated transiting planet validation procedureTimothy D. Morton
2016exoplanet around the nearest star discoveredProxima Centauri b: Guillem Anglada-Escude
2012first exoplanet discovered by an amateur astronomerKIC 4862625 b: California and Carnegie Planet Search, Planet Hunters project (Zooniverse), Kepler Space Telescope, Peter McCullough, Guillaume Hebrard, M. E. Schwamb, Jeff A. Valenti, Magali Deleuil, Rodrigo Diaz, Veselin B. Kostov, Tobias Hinse, Zlatan Tsvetanov
2011NASA's Exoplanet archiv established
2011first Earth-sized exoplanetKIC 6850504 f: California and Carnegie Planet Search, Kepler Space Telescope, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Andrew W. Howard, J. Rowe, Guillermo Torres, David Charbonneau, David W. Latham, Steve B. Howell, Stephen T. Bryson, Francois Fressin
2007first exoplanet discovered with Corot space telescopeCoRoT-1 b: Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search, Corot Scientific Committee, CoRoT Telescope, Didier Queloz, A. Hatzes, Tsevi Mazeh, Guillaume Hebrard, J. Schneider, C. Moutou, F. Pont, M. Gillon, P. Barge, A. Baglin, M. Auvergne
2006first exoplanet discovered with Kepler space telescopeKIC 11446443 b: TrES Project, Kepler Space Telescope, Edward W. Dunham, G. Mandushev, F. T. O'Donovan, A. Sozzetti, Guillermo Torres, David Charbonneau, David W. Latham
2004first microlensing exoplanetMOA-2003-BLG-053L b: OGLE Project, MOA Project, A. Udalski, I. Bond, M. Jaroszynski, N. Rattenbury
2003first discovered exoplanet with direct imaging methodBeta Pictoris b: Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search, A.-M. Lagrange, Michel Mayor, Stephane Udry, Francesco Pepe, F. Galland, Jean-Luc Beuzit, A. Chelli
2002first version of program "Planetensuche" developed, inspired by a science article "The search for a second Earth" in bild der wissenschaft (a German magazine) 5/2000
2002first transit exoplanetOGLE-TR-56 b: OGLE Project, M. Konacki, A. Udalski established
1995first discovered exoplanet around a sun-like star51 Pegasi b: Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search, Michel Mayor, Didier Queloz
1989first discovered exoplanet and first one in a double star systemHD 114762 b: Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search, Michel Mayor, Tsevi Mazeh, David W. Latham

Site generated by Planetensuche version 6.20 based on this data base:
  • 5225 confirmed exoplanet's
  • 50 exoplanet project's/team's
  • 526 exoplanet discoverer's

last update at 13 Mar 2023, 20:48:21


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