Dr. Eric Nielsen

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Extrasolar Planets, Brown Dwarfs, Exoplanet Demographics, Ages of Stars, Direct Imaging, Adaptive Optics, Orbital Architecture, Stellar Astrometry

Current Students

  • Hannah Gallamore
  • Adam Smith
  • Anne Peck


Spring 2021: Astronomy 305V: Life in the Universe

Fall 2021: Astronomy 305V: Life in the Universe

Publications (ADS Library): Eric's papers

Useful Links

orbitize! A python package for fitting orbits from direct imaging, radial velocity, and astrometry.

BAFFLES A python package for finding a posterior probability distribution for field stars from measurements of lithium abundance and/or calcium emission