Welcome to TESS Asteroseismic Science Operations Center
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The TESS Asteroseismic Science Operations Center (TASOC) provides asteroseismological data from the NASA TESS mission to astronomers who are members of the TESS Asteroseismic Science Consortium (TASC). It is also the platform used to facilitate the international collaborations within TASC.
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In order to have access to TASOC you have to be a member of TASC. Please see the "New TASC member" page on how to become a member.
16th Jan 2024: Reducing Data Search Options
As a step in the discontinuation of the maintenance of the TASOC database, it will soon no longer be possible to access data products generated by the TESS mission via the Data Search tab. We refer users to the MAST archive where all these data are available.
The TASOC/T'DA reduced data will still be available (and can also be accessed via the Bundles tab).
4th Apr 2023: TASC GI Cycle 6 Coordination
The TESS Guest Investigator (GI) office is soliciting proposals for the second year of the second extended mission. Like in the first extended mission TASC does not have reserved 2-minute and 20-second cadence targets, and hence GI proposals from TASC are important to ensure the selection of targets for asteroseismology. More information on the GI program (including a proposal template) can be found here.
The proposal deadline for Cycle 6 is Friday, April 14 2023, at 4:30pm US Eastern Time.
Similar to previous cycles, we set up a GI coordination page on the TASOC Wiki to coordinate the submission of TASC GI proposals:
If you are planning to submit a GI proposal and would like to coordinate, we recommend the following steps:
- Add your proposal information on the Cycle 6 GI coordination page (https://tasoc.dk/gi/Cycle6)
- Submit your target lists on the TASC Cycle 6 Proposal Submission Page. Note that 2-min and 20-sec target lists need to be submitted separately.
If you have any questions or need help with putting together TASC GI proposals please don’t hesitate to contact the co-chairs of the TASC GI Coordinated Activity (Dan Huber and Marc Pinsonneault).
16th Mar 2023: T'DA11 Announcement
The TESS Data for Asteroseismology (T'DA) workshop series focused on developing a TESS pipeline optimized for asteroseismology by bringing together people from across TASC to brainstorm, compare, and implement ideas for data preparation.
We would like to restart the T'DA workshop series with T'DA 11, at Konkoly Observatory, Budapest, Hungary from 24-26 May. Remote participation will be available, but we encourage in-person attendance when possible.
15th Feb 2024: TESS Weekly Bulletin: Feb 15th
Welcome TESS followers to our latest news bulletin!
This week, we are looking at three recent papers from the archive. Enjoy!
The Peculiar Bursting Nature of CP Pup (Veresvarska et al. 2024) :
CP Puppis is a cataclysmic variable that produced a bright, fast nova explosion in 1942, and has been …
13th Feb 2024: TIKE Webinars
Welcome TESS followers to a special news bulletin in which we bring to your attention a series of webinars hosted by MAST.
This summer, MAST will host six weekly, hour-long webinars on their cloud science platform, TIKE. Join them for interactive sessions on using Python to access and analyze archival …
13th Feb 2024: TESS Science conference III
Welcome TESS followers to a special news bulletin in which we bring to your attention the TESS Science conference III (TSC3).
TSC3 will take place on July 29 - August 2nd, 2024, at the Kresge Auditorium on MIT campus (Cambridge, MA, USA). TSC3 will focus on all aspects of the TESS …