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Preliminary Astrometric Results from Kepler

@article{Monet2010PreliminaryAR,
  title={Preliminary Astrometric Results from Kepler},
  author={David G. Monet and Jon M. Jenkins and Edward Wood Dunham and Stephen T. Bryson and Ronald L. Gilliland and David W. Latham and William J. Borucki and David G. Koch},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  year={2010}
}
  • D. Monet, J. Jenkins, D. Koch
  • Published 2 January 2010
  • Physics, Geology
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
Although not designed as an astrometric instrument, Kepler is expected to produce astrometric results of a quality appropriate to support many of the astrophysical investigations enabled by its photometric results. On the basis of data collected during the first few months of operation, the astrometric precision for a single 30 minute measure appears to be better than 4 milliarcseconds (0.001 pixel). Solutions for stellar parallax and proper motions await more observations, but the analysis of… 

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