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LAMOST observations in the K2 fields: project and observation progress
Jianning Fu (Beijing Normal University), M.C. Smith (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory), R.Y. Zhang (Beijing Normal University), A.B. Ren (Beijing Normal University), et al.

To complement the time-series observations of the Kepler space mission in the K2 fields, spectroscopic observations for hundreds of thousands of stars in these fields are hugely important. LAMOST, a Chinese 4-meter class telescope equipped with 4000 fibers on the focal plane, is an ideal facility to fulfill this task. The LAMOST-K2 project was approved in the autumn of 2015 and observations commenced during the 2015-2016 winter season. The project will initially cover 6 of the first 8 observed K2 campaigns, and may be extended to include later K2 campaigns. We shall describe the project and introduce the current progress of observation with the poster presentation.

Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia