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Initial Characteristics of Kepler Long Cadence Data for Detecting Transiting Planets
The Kepler Mission seeks to detect Earth-size planets transiting solar-like stars in its ~115?deg2 field of view over the course of its 3.5 year primary mission by monitoring the brightness of eachExpand
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The K2 Mission: Characterization and Early Results
The K2 mission will make use of the Kepler spacecraft and its assets to expand upon Kepler's groundbreaking discoveries in the fields of exoplanets and astrophysics through new and excitingExpand
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Initial Characteristics of Kepler Short Cadence Data
The Kepler Mission offers two options for observations -- either Long Cadence (LC) used for the bulk of core mission science, or Short Cadence (SC) which is used for applications such asExpand
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Terrestrial Planet Occurrence Rates for the Kepler GK Dwarf Sample
We measure planet occurrence rates using the planet candidates discovered by the Q1-Q16 Kepler pipeline search. This study examines planet occurrence rates for the Kepler GK dwarf target sample forExpand
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Kepler-36: A Pair of Planets with Neighboring Orbits and Dissimilar Densities
So Close and So Different In our solar system, the rocky planets have very distinct orbits from those of the gas giants. Carter et al. (p. 556, published online 21 June) report on a planetary systemExpand
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OVERVIEW OF THE KEPLER SCIENCE PROCESSING PIPELINE
The Kepler Mission Science Operations Center (SOC) performs several critical functions including managing the ~156,000 target stars, associated target tables, science data compression tables andExpand
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The Kepler Cluster Study: Stellar Rotation in Ngc 6811
We present rotation periods for 71 single dwarf members of the open cluster NGC?6811 determined using photometry from NASA's Kepler mission. The results are the first from The Kepler Cluster Study,Expand
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The Derivation, Properties and Value of Kepler's Combined Differential Photometric Precision
The Kepler Mission is searching for Earth-size planets orbiting solar-like stars by simultaneously observing >160,000 stars to detect sequences of transit events in the photometric light curves. TheExpand
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Kepler-22b: a 2.4 Earth-radius Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Sun-like Star
A search of the time-series photometry from NASA's Kepler spacecraft reveals a transiting planet candidate orbiting the 11th magnitude G5 dwarf KIC 10593626 with a period of 290 days. TheExpand
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Initial results from radio occultation measurements with Mars Global Surveyor
A series of radio occultation experiments conducted with Mars Global Surveyor in early 1998 has yielded 88 vertical profiles of the neutral atmosphere. The measurements cover latitudes of 29°N toExpand
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