Institute for Astronomy


Exoplanet research at the IfA

HR 8799
Exoplanet system HR 8799

Exoplanets, planets around other stars, are known to be common throughout the galaxy.

Research at the IfA studiesĀ 

  • Direct imaging detection and characterization of extrasolar planets
  • Brown Dwarves and their atmospheres
  • Planet formation & accretion discs
  • Planet migration