The KELT Follow-up Network and Transit False-positive Catalog: Pre-vetted False Positives for TESS

  title={The KELT Follow-up Network and Transit False-positive Catalog: Pre-vetted False Positives for TESS},
  author={Karen A. Collins and Kevin I. Collins and Joshua A. Pepper and Jonathan Labadie-Bartz and Keivan G. Stassun and B. Scott Gaudi and Daniel Bayliss and Joao Bento and Knicole d. Col'on and Dax L. Feliz and David J. James and Marshall C. Johnson and Rudolf B. Kuhn and Michael B. Lund and Matthew T. Penny and Joseph E. Rodriguez and Robert J. Siverd and Daniel J. Stevens and Xinyu Yao and George Zhou and M. Akshay and Giulio Francesco Aldi and Clif Ashcraft and Supachai Awiphan and Ozgur Bacsturk and David Baker and Thomas G. Beatty and Paul B Benni and Perry L. Berlind and G. Bruce Berriman and Zachory K. Berta-Thompson and Allyson Bieryla and Valerio Bozza and Sebastiano Calchi Novati and M. Calkins and Jenna M. Cann and David R. Ciardi and Ian R. Clark and William D. Cochran and David H. Cohen and Dennis M. Conti and Justin R. Crepp and Ivan A. Curtis and Giuseppe D’ago and Kenny A. Diazeguigure and Courtney D. Dressing and Franky Dubois and E. Ellingson and Tyler G. Ellis and Gilbert A. Esquerdo and Phil Evans and Alison J. Friedli and Akihiko Fukui and Benjamin J. Fulton and Erica J. Gonzales and John Good and Joao Gregorio and Tolga Gumusayak and Daniel A. Hancock and Caleb K. Harada and Rhodes Hart and Eric G. Hintz and Hannah Jang-Condell and Elizabeth J. Jeffery and Eric L. N. Jensen and Emiliano Jofr'e and Michael D. Joner and Aman Kar and David H. Kasper and Burak Keten and John F. Kielkopf and Siramas Komonjinda and Clifford Kotnik and David W. Latham and Jacob D. Leuquire and Tiffany R. Lewis and Ludwig Logie and Simon Lowther and Phillip J. MacQueen and T. J. Martin and Dimitri Mawet and Kim K. McLeod and Gabriel Murawski and Norio Narita and Jim Nordhausen and T. Oberst and Caroline E. Odden and Peter A. Panka and Romina Petrucci and Peter P. Plavchan and Samuel N. Quinn and Steve Rau and Phillip A. Reed and Howard M. Relles and Joe P. Renaud and G. Scarpetta and Rebecca Sorber and Alex D. Spencer and Michelle Spencer and Denise Catherine Stephens and Christopher Stockdale and T. G. Tan and Mark H. Trueblood and Patricia Trueblood and Siegfried Vanaverbeke and Steven Villanueva and Elizabeth M. Warner and Mary L. West and Selccuk Yalccinkaya and Rex R. Yeigh and Roberto Zambelli},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
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