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The neighborhood of the Sun

Close enough to be observed with precision, the stars near our Sun constitute a unique laboratory for our understanding of stellar physics and the galaxy. A research team of the […]

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SPHERE, twenty years of challenges and successes for exoplanets

The SPHERE consortium celebrates its 100th scientific publication, including the demographic study of exoplanets beyond Saturn’s orbit. The SPHERE (Spectro-Polarimetric High-Contrast Exo-planet REsearch) exoplanet imager, currently installed and operating at […]

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How do giant planets become eccentric?

The vast majority of giant exoplanets observed (planets 100 times heavier than the Earth) have very “eccentric” orbits: their trajectory does not follow a circle, unlike the Earth, but an […]

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Galaxies, High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology (GAHEC)

Physics of the Sun, Stars and Exoplanets (PS2E)