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The Time Domain Spectroscopic Survey: Variable Object Selection and Anticipated Results

@article{Morganson2015TheTD,
  title={The Time Domain Spectroscopic Survey: Variable Object Selection and Anticipated Results},
  author={E. Morganson and Paul J. Green and Scott F. Anderson and John J. Ruan and Adam D. Myers and Michael Eracleous and Brandon C. Kelly and Carlos Badenes and Eduardo Ba{\~n}ados and Michael R. Blanton and Matthew A. Bershady and Jura Borissova and William N. Brandt and W. S. Burgett and K. C. Chambers and Peter W. Draper and James. R. A. Davenport and Heather Flewelling and Peter M. Garnavich and Suzanne L. Hawley and Klaus W. Hodapp and Jedidah C. Isler and N. Kaiser and Karen Kinemuchi and Rolf Peter Kudritzki and N. Metcalfe and Jeffrey S. Morgan and Isabelle P{\^a}ris and Mahmoud Parvizi and Radosław Poleski and Paul A. Price and Mara Salvato and Tom Shanks and Edward F. Schlafly and Donald P. Schneider and Yue Shen and Keivan G. Stassun and John Tonry and Fabian Walter and C. Z. Waters},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  year={2015}
}
We present the selection algorithm and anticipated results for the Time Domain Spectroscopic Survey (TDSS). TDSS is an SDSS-IV eBOSS subproject that will provide initial identification spectra of approximately 220,000 luminosity-variable objects (variable stars and AGN) across 7,500 square degrees selected from a combination of SDSS and multi-epoch Pan-STARRS1 photometry. TDSS will be the largest spectroscopic survey to explicitly target variable objects, avoiding pre-selection on the basis of… 
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