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The K2 Bright Star Survey. I. Methodology and Data Release

Abstract:

While the Kepler mission was designed to look at tens of thousands of faint stars (V gsim 12), brighter stars that saturated the detector are important because they can be and have been observed very accurately by other instruments. By analyzing the unsaturated scattered-light "halo" around these stars, we retrieved precise light curves of most of the brightest stars in K2 fields from Campaign 4 onward. The halo method does not depend on the detailed cause and form of systematics, and we show...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3847/1538-4365/ab3d29

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Greklek-McKeon, M More by this author
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Publisher:
American Astronomical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Astrophysical Journal Supplement Journal website
Volume:
245
Issue:
1
Article number:
8
Publication date:
2019-11-01
Acceptance date:
2019-08-18
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EISSN:
1538-4365
ISSN:
0067-0049
Pubs id:
1048270
Local pid:
pubs:1048270

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