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Planet Hunters TESS II: Findings from the first two years of TESS

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We present the results from the first two years of the Planet Hunters TESS (PHT) citizen science project, which identifies planet candidates in the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) data by engaging members of the general public. Over 22 000 citizen scientists from around the world visually inspected the first 26 sectors of TESS data in order to help identify transit-like signals. We use a clustering algorithm to combine these classifications into a ranked list of events for each s...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/mnras/staa3739

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
PHYSICS
Sub department:
Astrophysics
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5578-359X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
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Author
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Name:
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Grant:
ST/S000488/1
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UK Space Agency
Grant:
ST/R004846/1
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society More from this journal
Volume:
501
Issue:
4
Article number:
staa3739
Pages:
4669-4690
Publication date:
2020-12-08
Acceptance date:
2020-11-23
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EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1147759
Local pid:
pubs:1147759
Deposit date:
2021-03-23

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