The unpopular Package: A Data-driven Approach to Detrending TESS Full-frame Image Light Curves

  title={The unpopular Package: A Data-driven Approach to Detrending TESS Full-frame Image Light Curves},
  author={Soichiro Hattori and Daniel Foreman-Mackey and David W. Hogg and Benjamin T. Montet and Ruth Angus and Tyler Pritchard and Jason Lee Curtis and Bernhard Sch{\"o}lkopf},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
The majority of observed pixels on the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) are delivered in the form of full-frame images (FFIs). However, the FFIs contain systematic effects such as pointing jitter and scattered light from the Earth and Moon that must be removed (i.e., “detrended”) before downstream analysis. We present unpopular, an open-source Python package to obtain detrended TESS FFI light curves optimized for variable sources. The unpopular package implements a variant of the… 
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