Kepler Mission Stellar and Instrument Noise Properties

@article{Gilliland2011KeplerMS,
  title={Kepler Mission Stellar and Instrument Noise Properties},
  author={Ronald L. Gilliland and William J. Chaplin and Edward Wood Dunham and Vic S. Argabright and William J. Borucki and Gibor Basri and Stephen T. Bryson and Derek L. Buzasi and Douglas A. Caldwell and Yvonne P. Elsworth and Jon M. Jenkins and David G. Koch and Jeffrey Kolodziejczak and Andrea Miglio and Jeffrey Edward van Cleve and Lucianne M. Walkowicz and William F. Welsh},
  journal={Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
  year={2011},
  volume={197},
  pages={6}
}
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