WFIRST

WFIRST at IPAC


Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope

Previous Updates

Apr 18, 2019 The CGI Exoplanet Imaging Data Challenge Hackathon at IPAC on June 24-25, 2019 is now open for registration.
Apr 18, 2019 The Exoplanet Imaging Data Challenge is now open for preregistration.
Apr 18, 2019 Results from the Microlensing Data Challenge are summarized here.
Mar 12, 2019 Registration now open for Science in Our Own Backyard: Exploring the Galaxy and the Local Group with WFIRST meeting.
Feb 19, 2019 CGI off-axis PSFs for wide field of view SPC now available.
Jan 29, 2019 CGI off-axis PSFs for the HLC now available.
Jan 28, 2019 Added Talks from the AAS 233rd Meeting Special Session on Exoplanetary Microlensing Discoveries.
Dec 13, 2018 New: Optimal Photometric Redshift Calibration of WFIRST Weak Lensing Measurements.
Nov 30, 2018 New simulations of circumstellar environments of host stars for the CGI.
Sep 18, 2018 Python notebook tutorial for Microlensing Data Challenge now available.
Aug 30, 2018 Updated the CGI Pupil Model.
Aug 10, 2018 The GULLS microlensing simulation page was updated.
Jul 17, 2018 CGI Observing Scenario 6 Imaging Simulations now available.
Jul 05, 2018 Announced Microlensing Data Challenge #1.
Jun 14, 2018 Updated WFIRST CGI parameters.
Mar 14, 2018 Added MulensModel microlensing light curve generator and fitter.
Feb 15, 2018 Added WFIRST posters from 231st AAS meeting.
Jan 23, 2018 Talks from 231st AAS Meeting: Exoplanet Science and Astrophysics with WFIRST.
Oct 05, 2017 Added sample output files and graphics to the CRISPY page.
Oct 04, 2017 New set of CGI simulated images added: Synthetic Optic Wavefront Error Maps.
Sep 29, 2017 Release of the EXOSIMS user interface for assessing planetary yields from CGI.
Aug 07, 2017 Several CGI parameter values updated, including several bandpass parameters.
Apr 11, 2017 A new page describing the CGI/IFS data simulator CRISPY is now available.
Feb 07, 2017 Talks from WFIRST at the AAS 229th Meeting.
Jan 09, 2017 Changes have been made to many CGI (Coronagraph) parameters on the Spacecraft and Instrument Parameters page.
Dec 28, 2016 The videos associated with the microlensing tutorial PDFs are now available and linked from the Meetings page.
Dec 20, 2016 The video on the CGI public images page is now inline instead of a download.
Sep 29, 2016 PDF available for first CGI tutorial on the Workshops and Meetings page.
Sep 01, 2016 New, realistic sky and galaxy parameter grism simulations write-up now available.
Aug 19, 2016 Exoplanet Data Challenge #1 now open.
Aug 04, 2016 New images available on the CGI Public Images page.
Aug 01, 2016 Updates to the Workshops, Meetings and Talks page.
Jul 14, 2016 Observational brown dwarf spectra.
Jun 28, 2016 New CGI pupil models and new CGI public sim images.
Jun 02, 2016 New CGI Performance Parameters and improved CGI parameter descriptions.
May 9th 2016 Ushering in the New Age of Microlensing from Space meeting announcement.
Apr 19, 2016 Design Cycle 6 spacecraft & instrument parameters.
Apr 04, 2016 WFIRST 2016 Community Astrophysics talks.
Mar 17, 2016 IPAC Science Center announcement.
Feb 18, 2016 NASA announcement of WFIRST entering phase A added to News.
Oct 15, 2015 Hirata wfGSETC exposure time calculator.