Non-Transit Science - Authorship and Architects

KELT Project architects

These individuals have co-authorship rights to all peer-reviewed publications that make use of unreleased KELT data, including lightcurves and images.

  • Scott Gaudi

  • Joshua Pepper

  • Keivan Stassun

  • Rob Siverd

  • Thomas Beatty

  • Joey Rodriguez

  • Dan Stevens

  • David James

  • Mike Lund

  • Rudi Kuhn

  • Dax Feliz


Any publications that make use of the compiled KELT catalog matched to 2MASS or Tycho should include Alex Arnold ( as a co-author.


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KELT website receives Award of Distinction at the 25th Annual Communicator Awards

Jun 07

We are honored to have received the Award of Distinction at the 25th Annual Communicator Awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for this website, together with our web design partners at 3twenty9 Design, LLC.

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New 'hot Jupiter' with short orbital period discovered

Jul 12

(—An international team of astronomers reports the discovery of a new "hot Jupiter" exoplanet with a short orbital period of just three and a half days. The newly detected giant planet, designated KELT-20b, circles a rapidly rotating star known as HD 185603 (or KELT-20). The finding was presented in a paper published July 5 on

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Mysterious Stellar Eclipse Point To A Giant Ringed Gas Planet Surrounded By A Ring Of Dust

Jun 07

Scientists have discovered a giant ringed gas planet which is likely caused by a mysterious stellar eclipse. The planet has 50 times mass of Jupiter and it is surrounded by a ring of dust. According to researchers from the University of Warwick, this planet is hurtling around a star more than 1000 light years away from Earth.

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New 'hellish,' hot planet rivals most stars

Jun 06

Researchers recently discovered a strange, scorching-hot planet that is only slightly cooler than our sun.

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