Approved proposals for the discretionary Programme

Up to 5% of the observing time on CHEOPS may be taken up by the Discretaionary Programme. Proposals can be submitted at any time.

Further details on the discretionary programme, including the criteria that the single target per proposal needs to meet, can be found at this link.

Below is a table listing proposals that have been awarded time.


Proposals submitted during Year 1 of CHEOPS operations (25 March 2020 - 24 March 2021)

Key to table:  EP - Exoplanet Science; SP – Stellar Physics; Other – Other topics.

Proposal ID

Surname of PI [Country]

Title of Proposal                                    

 # Orbits

001 (EP) Jenkins  (CL)

Constraining the scattering propoerties of condensates in the ultrahot neptune, LTT 9779b

005 (EP) Kostov (US) Solving the orbital ambiguity of a new transiting circumbinary planet TIC 172900988-b 12



Last updated 25 September 2020