A Population of Dipper Stars from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Mission

  title={A Population of Dipper Stars from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Mission},
  author={Benjamin K. Capistrant and Melinda Soares-Furtado and Andrew M. Vanderburg and Marina A. Kounkel and Saul A. Rappaport and Mark R. Omohundro and Brian P. Powell and Robert Gagliano and Thomas Lee Jacobs and Veselin B. Kostov and Martti H. K. Kristiansen and Daryll M. LaCourse and Allan R. Schmitt and Hans M. Schwengeler and Ivan A. Terentev},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
Dipper stars are a classification of young stellar objects that exhibit dimming variability in their light curves, dropping in brightness by 10%–50%, likely induced by occultations due to circumstellar disk material. This variability can be periodic, quasiperiodic, or aperiodic. Dipper stars have been discovered in young stellar associations via ground-based and space-based photometric surveys. We present the detection and characterization of the largest collection of dipper stars to date: 293… 



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