Time has been put aside for groups to get together to discuss some of the most important questions within the topic of the workshop: single, shallow and strange transits.


17:30 – 18:00

We will brainstorm together and come up with some of the most important questions within the topics of the workshop.


11:30 – 12:30 & 16:15 – 18:00

We break into groups twice to work on answering the questions from Monday in small groups of ~6 people each.

Each group will collaboratively work on a shared document where answers to questions, interesting plots and references may be added.


12:30 – 13:00

Each group will present a summary of what was discussed and conclusions reached to all workshop attendees. A simple presentation using the collaborative document as slides will suffice.

Workshop questions

Single Transits

What can we learn about the orbit given a single transit?

Shallow Transits

How do we most effectively detect shallow transits in the presence of systematic noise?

How do we best calculate the probability of the transit being due to an exoplanet?

Strange Transits

What are the current theories for why some stars exhibit strange transit? E.g. make a list.

What could the red and blue PLATO cameras tell us about the properties of the transiting material?


What can exocomet detections in the PLATO data tell us about exocomets?