The “Planetary Systems” team at IA focuses its activities around two major branches: Exoplanet research and Solar System atmospheres.
All this research is supported by our strong leading participation in a number of international projects and collaborations, including ESO and ESA projects and missions.

Latest press releases

Unique exoplanet photobombs Cheops study of nearby star system
Published 28 June, 2021 in Outreach

While exploring two exoplanets in the bright nearby star Nu2 Lupi, ESA’s Cheops satellite has unexpectedly spotted the system’s third known planet crossing the face of the star. The analisys... read more ❯
Going up is the new move on Venus
Published 13 May, 2021 in Outreach

Imagem obtida no infravermelho pela câmara IR2 da sonda Akatsuki, da agência espacial japonesa JAXA, processada, invertida e colorizad

The largest ever quest for atmospheric wave patterns on the night side of Venus, and a new window onto vertical winds, are the two recent major insights into the super... read more ❯

Activities

Upcoming activities

2nd Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group is organizing the 2nd of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day will feature presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

Past activities

1st Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group organizes the 1st of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day features presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

Projects