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A High-Cadence UV-Optical Telescope Suite On The Lunar South Pole

  title={A High-Cadence UV-Optical Telescope Suite On The Lunar South Pole},
  author={Scott W. Fleming and Thomas Barclay and Keaton J. Bell and Luciana Bianchi and Clara E. Brasseur and J. J. Hermes and R. O. Parke Loyd and Chase Million and Rachel A. Osten and Armin Rest and R Ridden-Harper and Joshua E. Schlieder and Evgenya L. Shkolnik and Paula Szkody and Brad E. Tucker and Michael A. Tucker and Allison Youngblood},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
We propose a suite of telescopes be deployed as part of the Artemis III human-crewed expedition to the lunar south pole, able to collect wide-field simultaneous far-ultraviolet (UV), near-UV, and optical band images with a fast cadence (10 seconds) of a single part of the sky for several hours continuously. Wide-field, high-cadence monitoring in the optical regime has provided new scientific breakthroughs in the fields of exoplanets, stellar astrophysics, and astronomical transients. Similar… Expand


Early Time Light Curves of 18 Bright Type Ia Supernovae Observed with TESS
We present early time light curves of 18 Type Ia supernovae observed in the first six sectors of TESS data. Nine of these supernovae were discovered by ASAS-SN, four by ATLAS, four by ZTF, and one byExpand