The picture at right is of a summer thunderstorm over the desert during an observing run at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Kitt Peak

Fabienne A. Bastien

Assistant Research Professor


Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Pennsylvania State University

525 Davey Lab

University Park, PA 16802


fxb21 at psu dot edu


Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds


About Me:
I am an Assistant Research Professor at the Pennsylvania State University and a member of the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds. My research focuses on stellar variability, particularly that of Sun-like stars, and how this variability impacts exoplanet detection and characterization.