ExoSim: the Exoplanet Observation Simulator

@article{Sarkar2020ExoSimTE,
  title={ExoSim: the Exoplanet Observation Simulator},
  author={Subhajit Sarkar and Enzo Pascale and Andreas Papageorgiou and Luke J Johnson and Ingo P. Waldmann},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  year={2020}
}
A new generation of exoplanet research beckons and with it the need for simulation tools that accurately predict signal and noise in transit spectroscopy observations. We developed ExoSim: an end-to-end simulator that models noise and systematics in a dynamical simulation. ExoSim improves on previous simulators in the complexity of its simulation, versatility of use and its ability to be generically applied to different instruments. It performs a dynamical simulation that can capture temporal… 
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