Institute of Astronomy

Gaia Alerts: science from the first year

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Heather Campbell2 December 2015
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Talk Summary

The Gaia satellite launched in December 2013 and is now finding exciting new objects. During the first year of these Gaia Science Alerts there has been interesting science discoveries. Here I highlight a few of these, including the discovery and characterisation of the first totally eclipsing AM CVn ­system, found by Gaia Science Alerts, called "Gaia14aae".

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