The Impact of Observing Strategy on the Reliable Classification of Standard Candle Stars: Detection of Amplitude, Period, and Phase Modulation (Blazhko Effect) of RR Lyrae Stars with LSST

@article{Hernitschek2021TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Observing Strategy on the Reliable Classification of Standard Candle Stars: Detection of Amplitude, Period, and Phase Modulation (Blazhko Effect) of RR Lyrae Stars with LSST},
  author={Nina Hernitschek and Keivan G. Stassun},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
  year={2021},
  volume={258}
}
The Vera C. Rubin Observatory will carry out its Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) with a single-exposure depth of r ∼ 24.7 and an anticipated baseline of 10 yr, allowing access to the Milky Way’s old halo not only deeper than, but also with a longer baseline and better cadence than, e.g., PS1 3π. This will make the LSST ideal to study populations of variable stars such as RR Lyrae stars (RRL). Here, we address the question of observing strategy optimization of LSST, as survey footprint… 

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