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Top : Science : Astronomy : Extrasolar Planets (28 web sites)
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Ancient Suns
Discusses the kind of stars that might have habitable planets, where to search for them and the requirements for life to develop.
http://www.ancientsuns.com/

Arizona Search for Planets (ASP)
Full scale survey project for extra-solar planets. Overview and publications.
http://www.psi.edu/~esquerdo/asp/asp.html

California and Carnegie Planet Search
The site of California and Carnegie program for extrasolar planet search.
http://exoplanets.org/

ExoPlanet News
A monthly electronic newsletter about research in exoplanet science. Includes archives since September 2007.
http://exoplanet.open.ac.uk/

Exoplanets
This page presents a list of carefully selected links to informative sites about extra solar planets.
http://www.galacticsurf.net/extrasolGB.htm

Exoplanets
Provides information on extrasolar planets, ranging from answers to simple questions to a whole course, with a database and interactive simulations.
http://media4.obspm.fr/exoplanets/

Exoworld.info
Learn about exoplanets, extrasolar planets, and the astronomical science used to study them. Contains a compendium of information and resources, including a blog.
http://www.exoworld.info/

Extrasolar Planet Detection with the AFOE
Extrasolar Planet Detection with the AFOE The Advanced Fiber-Optic Echelle (AFOE) spectrometer is a fiber-fed, bench-mounted echelle spectrograph, located at the 1.5m telescope of the Whipple Observatory, near Tucson, Arizona.
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/afoe/espd.html

Extrasolar Planets
A blog keeping track with current updates on exoplanets.
http://extrasolar-planetz.blogspot.com/

Geneva Extrasolar Planet Search
The extrasolar planet search in Geneva. This team has found in '95 the first extrasolar planets around the star 51 Pegasi.
http://obswww.unige.ch/~udry/planet/planet.html

Hubble Space Telescope: Astrometry Science Team
Includes details of projects, publications, software, and group members.
http://clyde.as.utexas.edu/SpAstNEW/ASTindex.html

James Webb Space Telescope
The JWST is a large, infrared-optimized space telescope designed to study the formation of the first stars and galaxies, the evolution of galaxies and the production of elements by stars, and the process of star and planet formation.
http://www.jwst.nasa.gov/

Microlensing Observations in Astrophysics (MOA)
A joint Japanese/New Zealand project established to carry out astrophysical observations using a gravitational microlensing technique. Applications include research for extra-solar planets, dark matter, stellar atmospheres, and variable stars. Page includes information on imaging processes, the group's telescope, and publications.
http://www.phys.canterbury.ac.nz/moa

Nova Celestia - A Guide to Extrasolar Planets
Contains information and free illustrations of Extrasolar planets (carbon planets, gas giants and terrestrial planets), detection methods and missions.
http://www.novacelestia.com/space_art_extrasolar_planets.html

Planet Imager
NASA planet imager proposal.
http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/P/PlanetImager.html

Planet Quest
A NASA and JPL site in search of another Earth
http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/

Probing Lensing Anomalies NETwork
Worldwide Network of Astronomers Searching for Extra-Solar Planets
http://mplanet.anu.edu.au/

Record Breaker: A Planet from the Early Universe
Astronomers have found the oldest and most distant planet known in the universe. Written by Ron Cowen.
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/4049/title/Record_Breaker_A_planet_from_the_early_universe

STellar Astrophysics & Research on Exoplanets
STARE uses precise time-series photometry to search for extrasolar giant planets transiting their parent stars. Includes an overview of the project, sample results and data products.
http://www.hao.ucar.edu/research/stare/stare.html

Scientific Consideration about Extrasolar Planets
A brief history of the search for extrasolar planets, the findings and the future implications.
http://www.public.asu.edu/~sciref/exoplnt.htm

Terrestrial Planet Finder
Explains NASA's plan to use sensitive telescopes to find planets outside of the solar-system. Includes charts and drawings.
http://www.terrestrial-planet-finder.com/

The Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE)
A long term project with the main goal of searching for the dark matter with microlensing phenomena.
http://sirius.astrouw.edu.pl/~ogle/

The VLT UV-Visual Echelle Spectrograph
The VLT UV-Visual Echelle Spectrograph
http://www.eso.org/instruments/uves/

Transit Search
Project to encourage amateur astronomers worldwide to detect transiting extrasolar planets.
http://www.transitsearch.org/

Umbral Missions Blocking Radiating Astronomical Sources
The UMBRAS goal is to use external occulters to allow a search to be made for extrasolar planets in ways that cannot be done with current methods.
http://umbras.org/

University of St. Andrews - Planet Search
Describes several projects aiming to detect extra-solar planets.
http://star-www.st-and.ac.uk/~kdh1/ustaps.html