Optimal placement of a limited number of observations for period searches

@article{Saunders2006OptimalPO,
  title={Optimal placement of a limited number of observations for period searches},
  author={Eric Saunders and Tim Naylor and Alasdair Allan},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2006},
  volume={455},
  pages={757-763}
}
Robotic telescopes present the opportunity for the sparse temporal placement of observations when period searching. We address the best way to place a limited number of observations to cover the dynamic range of frequencies required by an observer. We show that an observation distribution geometrically spaced in time can minimise aliasing effects arising from sparse sampling, substantially improving signal detection quality. The base of the geometric series is however a critical factor in the… 
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