RVxK2 is a simultaneous radial velocity observing program with Kepler/K2 Campaign 16 (December 7, 2017 – February 26, 2018). The team is lead by Dr. Sharon Xuesong Wang at Carnegie DTM, and team members across the world. Participating telescopes and instruments including Keck/HIRES, APF, IRTF/iSHELL, SONG, MINERVA, and PARAS. We welcome new collaborations any time!
Why the name? RVxK2 = RV times K2. “x” emphasizes our simultaneous nature.
Our science team include: Jason Wright , John Johnson, Fabienne Bastien, Jacob Luhn, Jennifer Burt, Elisabeth Newton, Jason Eastman, Johanna Teske, Peter Plavchan, Andrew Vanderburg, Courtney Dressing, Paul Robertson, Abhijit Chakraborty, and Frank Grundahl.
Our observational and data reduction support is led by team members: Brad Holden, Howard Isaacson, Andrew Howard, and Paul Butler.