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Assoc Prof Duncan Wright

Name Duncan Wright
Position Associate Professor (Astrophysics)
Section School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
Office C314
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 5476
Extension 5476
Email
Qualifications PhD Canterbury

Research interests
High-resolution spectroscopy, exoplanet discovery, Doppler velocities, Stellar pulsation, M Dwarf stars, High-resolution spectrograph instrumentation and calibration

Industry affiliations
Member of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Member of the Australian Institute of Physics

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)
  • Centre for Astrophysics (CA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
PHY1107 - Astronomy 2
PHY2204 - Astronomical Techniques
PHY3307 - Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
7 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Manager of Mount Kent Observatory

Research most recent
"HATS-39b, HATS-40b, HATS-41b, and HATS-42b: three inflated hot Jupiters and a super-Jupiter transiting F stars" Bento et al., 2018, MNRAS, 477, 3406
"Frequency and mode identification of ? Doradus from photometric and spectroscopic observations" Brunsden et al., 2018, MNRAS, 475, 3813
"The K2-HERMES Survey. I. Planet-candidate Properties from K2 Campaigns 1-3" Wittenmyer et al., 2018, AJ, 155, 10


Research most notable
"Three planets orbiting Wolf 1061" Wright et al., 2016, ApJL, 817, 7


Publications in ePrints

Vines, Jose I. and Jenkins, James S. and Berdinas, Zaira and Soto, Maritza G. and Diaz, Matias R. and Alves, Douglas R. and Tuomi, Mikko and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and de Leon, Jerome Pitogo and Pena, Pablo and Lissauer, Jack J. and Ballard, Sarah and Bedding, Timothy and Bowler, Brendan P. and Horner, Jonathan and Jones, Hugh R. A. and Kane, Stephen R. and Kielkopf, John and Plavchan, Peter and Shporer, Avi and Tinney, C. G. and Zhang, Hui and Wright, Duncan J.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7294-5386 and Addison, BrettORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3216-0626 and Mengel, Matthew W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 and Okumura, Jack and Samadi-Ghadim, Anya (2022) A dense mini-Neptune orbiting the bright young star HD 18599. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. pp. 1-14. ISSN 0035-8711

Zhou, George ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4891-3517 and Wirth, Christopher P. and Huang, Chelsea X.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0918-7484 and Venner, Alexander and Franson, Kyle and Quinn, Samuel N. and Bouma, L. G. and Kraus, Adam L. and Mann, Andrew W. and Newton, Elisabeth. R. and Dragomir, Diana and Heitzmann, Alexis and Lowson, Nataliea and Douglas, Stephanie T. and Battley, Matthew and Gillen, Edward and Triaud, Amaury and Latham, David W. and Howell, Steve B. and Hartman, J. D. and Tofflemire, Benjamin M. and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Bowler, Brendan P. and Horner, Jonathan and Kane, Stephen R. and Kielkopf, John and Plavchan, Peter and Wright, Duncan J.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7294-5386 and Addison, Brett C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3216-0626 and Mengel, Matthew W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 and Okumura, Jack and Ricker, George and Vanderspek, Roland and Seager, Sara and Jenkins, Jon M. and Winn, Joshua N. and Daylan, Tansu and Fausnaugh, Michael and Kunimoto, Michelle (2022) A Mini-Neptune from TESS and CHEOPS Around the 120Myr Old AB Dor Member HIP 94235. The Astronomical Journal, 163 (6):289. pp. 1-19. ISSN 0004-6256

Errico, Adriana and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Horner, Jonathan and Li, Zhexing and Brandt, G. Mirek and Kane, Stephen R. and Fetherolf, Tara and Holt, Timothy R. and Carter, BradORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Clark, Jake T. and Butler, R. P. and Tinney, C. G. and Ballard, Sarah and Bowler, Brendan P. and Kielkopf, John and Liu, Huigen and Plavchan, Peter P. and Shporer, Avi and Zhang, Hui and Wright, Duncan J.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7294-5386 and Addison, Brett C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3216-0626 and Mengel, Matthew W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 and Okumura, Jack (2022) HD 83443c: A Highly Eccentric Giant Planet on a 22 yr Orbit. The Astronomical Journal, 163 (6):273. pp. 1-19. ISSN 0004-6256

Zeng, Yunlin and Brandt, Timothy D. and Li, Gongjie and Dupuy, Trent J. and Li, Yiting and Brandt, G. Mirek and Farihi, Jay and Horner, Jonathan and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Butler, R. Paul. and Tinney, Christopher G. and Carter, Bradley D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Wright, Duncan J.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7294-5386 and Jones, Hugh R. A. and O'Toole, Simon J. (2022) The Gliese 86 Binary System: A Warm Jupiter Formed in a Disk Truncated at ≈2 au. The Astronomical Journal, 164 (5):188. pp. 1-14. ISSN 0004-6256

Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Clark, Jake T. and Trifonov, Trifon and Addison, Brett C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3216-0626 and Wright, Duncan J.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7294-5386 and Stassun, Keivan G. and Horner, Jonathan and Lowson, Nataliea and Kielkopf, John and Kane, Stephen R. and Plavchan, Peter and Shporer, Avi and Zhang, Hui and Bowler, Brendan P. and Mengel, Matthew W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 and Okumura, Jack and Rabus, Markus and Johnson, Marshall C. and Harbeck, Daniel and Tronsgaard, Rene and Buchhave, Lars A. and Collins, Karen A. and Collins, Kevin I. and Gan, Tianjun and Jensen, Eric L. N. and Howell, Steve B. and Furlan, E. and Gnilka, Crystal L. and Lester, Kathryn V. and Matson, Rachel A. and Scott, Nicholas J. and Ricker, George R. and Vanderspek, Roland and Latham, David W. and Seager, S. and Winn, Joshua N. and Jenkins, Jon M. and Rudat, Alexander and Quintana, Elisa V. and Rodriguez, David R. and Caldwell, Douglas A. and Quinn, Samuel N. and Essack, Zahra and Bouma, Luke G. (2022) TOI-1842b: A Transiting Warm Saturn Undergoing Reinflation around an Evolving Subgiant. The Astronomical Journal, 163 (2):82. pp. 1-15. ISSN 0004-6256

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