The TESS-Keck Survey: Science Goals and Target Selection

  title={The TESS-Keck Survey: Science Goals and Target Selection},
  author={Ashley Chontos and Joseph M. Akana Murphy and Mason G. MacDougall and Tara Fetherolf and Judah van Zandt and Ryan A. Rubenzahl and Corey Beard and Daniel Huber and Natalie M. Batalha and Ian J. M. Crossfield and Courtney D. Dressing and Benjamin J. Fulton and Andrew W. Howard and Howard T. Isaacson and Stephen R. Kane and Erik A. Petigura and Paul Robertson and Arpita Roy and Lauren M. Weiss and Aida Behmard and Fei Dai and Paul A. Dalba and Steven A. Giacalone and Michelle L. Hill and Jack B. Lubin and Andrew W. Mayo and Teo Mo{\vc}nik and Alex S. Polanski and Lee J. Rosenthal and Nicholas Scarsdale and Emma V. Turtelboom},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
The Kepler and TESS missions have demonstrated that planets are ubiquitous. However, the success of these missions heavily depends on ground-based radial velocity (RV) surveys, which combined with transit photometry can yield bulk densities and orbital properties. While most Kepler host stars are too faint for detailed follow-up observations, TESS is detecting planets orbiting nearby bright stars that are more amenable to RV characterization. Here, we introduce the TESS-Keck Survey (TKS), an RV… 
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