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The exoplanet group focuses on the pathway from discovering exoplanets to the characterisation of exoplanet atmospheres using facilities such as NGTS and HARPS-N

This includes understanding and characterising stellar activity and its impact on radial velocity measurements, the discovery of new planets and the subsequent characterisation of bulk properties and more detailed studies of the planet's atmosphere.

ARC Academics:

Dr. Ernst de Mooij

Dr. Meg Schwamb

Prof. Chris Watson

How researchers are finding and studying exoplanets at QUB