Detection and Characterization of Exoplanets using Projections on Karhunen Loeve Eigenimages: Forward Modeling

  title={Detection and Characterization of Exoplanets using Projections on Karhunen Loeve Eigenimages: Forward Modeling},
  author={L. Pueyo},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  • L. Pueyo
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
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