MODELING KEPLER TRANSIT LIGHT CURVES AS FALSE POSITIVES: REJECTION OF BLEND SCENARIOS FOR KEPLER-9, AND VALIDATION OF KEPLER-9 d, A SUPER-EARTH-SIZE PLANET IN A MULTIPLE SYSTEM

@article{Torres2010MODELINGKT,
  title={MODELING KEPLER TRANSIT LIGHT CURVES AS FALSE POSITIVES: REJECTION OF BLEND SCENARIOS FOR KEPLER-9, AND VALIDATION OF KEPLER-9 d, A SUPER-EARTH-SIZE PLANET IN A MULTIPLE SYSTEM},
  author={Guillermo Torres and Franccois Fressin and Natalie M. Batalha and William J. Borucki and Timothy M. Brown and Stephen T. Bryson and Lars A. Buchhave and David Charbonneau and David R. Ciardi and Edward Wood Dunham and Daniel C. Fabrycky and Eric B. Ford and Thomas Gautier and Ronald L. Gilliland and Matthew J. Holman and Steve B. Howell and Howard T. Isaacson and Jon M. Jenkins and David G. Koch and David W. Latham and Jack J. Lissauer and Geoffrey W. Marcy and David G. Monet and Andrej Pr{\vs}a and Darin Ragozzine and Jason F. Rowe and Dimitar D. Sasselov and Jason H. Steffen and William F. Welsh},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={727},
  pages={24}
}
Light curves from the Kepler Mission contain valuable information on the nature of the phenomena producing the transit-like signals. To assist in exploring the possibility that they are due to an astrophysical false positive, we describe a procedure (BLENDER) to model the photometry in terms of a “blend” rather than a planet orbiting a star. A blend may consist of a background or foreground eclipsing binary (or star–planet pair) whose eclipses are attenuated by the light of the candidate and… Expand
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