Matthew Kenworthy

…is an Associate Professor at Leiden Observatory researching extrasolar planetary systems through direct imaging, unusual light curves that imply giant rings around exoplanets, and novel instrumentation to discover them.

PDS 110 Observing Campaign - a young star with an eclipsing companion that may have rings!

High Contrast Imaging 2017 - Web page for the Masters course at Leiden Observatory

Rocks, Rubble and Rings Workshop page from September 2016.

The beta Pic b Hill sphere monitoring campaign 2016-2018 - collecting all the observations planned for the beta Pic b Hill sphere transit.

The giant exoring system around J1407b

Research - Publications - Teaching - Service - Nelse - Curriculum Vitae (2017 Apr 17)

I'm an Associate Professor at Leiden Observatory in the Faculty of Science, part of Leiden University. My current research interests are in searches for extrasolar planets and the techniques that can help us find them, such as coronagraphic optics and point spread function reconstruction techniques. I teach courses on exoplanets, instrumentation and introductory astronomy.

My publications page contains PDFs of refereed papers, conference proceedings and posters. Here is my Curriculum Vitae (updated 2017 April 17) and a short biography. All publications / Peer reviewed papers.

ADS ULCN METIS wiki astro-ph search SIMBAD find STRW People

Contacting me

Email: / Phone: +31 (0) 71 527 8455 / Twitter: @mattkenworthy

Mailing address: Leiden Observatory, Leiden University, P.O. Box 9513, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

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