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COROT

(observatory-satellite to look for transiting exoplanets and stellar oscillations)

COROT (COnvection ROtation and planetary Transits) is a French (European Space Agency (ESA)) satellite with two purposes:

COROT was launched in 2006 and was the first satellite aiming to find Transits. After a 2.5-year planned lifetime, the mission has been extended to 2015 but a failure in November 2012 is still being addressed. COROT discovered 24 planets.


(space,exoplanets,ESA,CNES)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COROT
http://sci.esa.int/corot/
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Referenced by:
Asteroseismology
Centre national d'ètudes spatiales (CNES)

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