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Hugh Osborn

I am a third year PhD student in the Astronomy and Astrophysics group at the University of Warwick. My supervisor is Professor Don Pollacco.



An exoplanet transiting it's star.

My research involves using transit surveys to detect exoplanets, especially those with long periods. I am currently using data from the SuperWASP telescopes located in Sutherland, South Africa & La Palma, Spain and the Kepler Space Telescope. I will also be involved with the new Next Generation Transit Survey which will become operational in late 2015.

"A History of Planet Detection" GIF

A history of exoplanet detection animation


Recent publications






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Hugh Osborn

Department of Physics,
University of Warwick,
Coventry CV4 7AL

Contact details:

E-Mail: H.P.Osborn AT
Phone: 02476 574753