COnvection ROtation
and planetary Transits

Launch : december 27th 2006

Lancement : 27 décembre 2006

Participants

Leader
French laboratories
Partners

Leader

CNES Centre National d'Études Spatiales

General information
http://www.cnes.fr/html/_455_.php
CoRoT at CNES
http://smsc.cnes.fr/COROT/index.htm


French laboratories

LESIA
Laboratoire d'Études Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique

Major responsabilities in CoRoT
- Global scientific management
- Detectors : http://pccorot15.obspm.fr/COROT-CAL/index_agl.html
- Photometric bench : http://corotsol.obspm.fr/banc_photo/index.html
- Focal bloc - Electronics
- CoRoTCam : Focal bloc + dioptric objective
- On board software
- Equipment bay
- Ground segment : http://corotsol.obspm.fr/
- Data reduction centre


LAM
Laboratoire d'astronomie de Marseille

http://www.oamp.fr/lam/
Major responsabilities in CoRoT
- telescope, baffle, cover
- mechanical test equipments
- exoplanet programme
- exoplanet observations calibrations


IAS
IAS Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale

http://www.ias.U-psud.fr
Major responsabilities in CoRoT
- Dispersive system of the Camera
- Integrations of the camera
- Participation to the exoplanet redution pipe-line
- CO-responsability of the N1--> n2 sismo pipe-line
- Responsability of the public archive
- Coordination of the Data Analysis activities (DATeam)telescope, baffle, cover


OMP
Observatoire de Midi-Pyrénées (LAT, CESR)

http://www.obs-mip.fr/omp/
Major responsabilities in CoRoT
- Astrophysical data bases
- CoRoTSky a tool to prepare observations
- contribution to the scientific preparation
OCA > http://www.obs-nice.fr/
SAp > http://dphs10.saclay.cea.fr/Sap/
LUAN > http://www-luan.unice.fr/
OHP > http://www.obs-hp.fr/SAp
GEPI > http://wwwgepi.obspm.fr/
LUTH > http://luth2.obspm.fr/



Partners

Austria
> pretreatment processor called " Extractor" and the DC/DC converter
http://ams.astro.univie.ac.at/space/corot.html
http://www.iwf.oeaw.ac.at/english/welcome1024_e.html

Belgium
> baffle,cover, and structure of equipment box
http://www.csl.ulg.ac.be/home.html
http://www.astro.ulg.ac.be/orientation/asterosis/corot/corot_f.html
http://www.kuleuven.ac.be/research/researchdatabase/project/

Brazil
> Ground segment, antenna in Alcantara
http://www.astro.iag.usp.br/~corot/

Germany
http://www.corot.de
> On board software
http://solarsystem.dlr.de/Missions/corot/caesp/

Spain
> Ground segment
http://www.iaa.es/corot/

ESA Science Program
> Optics, Contribution to the Integrations
http://www.esa.int/esaSC/120372_index_0_m.html

RSSD/ESTEC
> Digital processing Unit Contributions to ground based observations

Italy
http://www.ct.astro.it/gass/cool-space.html#corot

Hungary, Romania...

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