Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)

@inproceedings{Ricker2014TransitingES,
  title={Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)},
  author={G. Ricker and J. Winn and R. Vanderspek and D. Latham and G. Bakos and J. Bean and Z. Berta-Thompson and T. Brown and L. Buchhave and N. Butler and R. Butler and W. J. Chaplin and D. Charbonneau and J. Christensen-Dalsgaard and M. Clampin and D. Deming and J. Doty and Nathan De Lee and C. Dressing and E. Dunham and M. Endl and F. Fressin and Jian Ge and T. Henning and M. Holman and A. Howard and S. Ida and J. Jenkins and G. Jernigan and J. Johnson and L. Kaltenegger and N. Kawai and H. Kjeldsen and G. Laughlin and A. Levine and D. Lin and J. Lissauer and P. MacQueen and G. Marcy and P. McCullough and Timothy D. Morton and N. Narita and M. Paegert and E. Pall{\'e} and F. Pepe and J. Pepper and A. Quirrenbach and S. Rinehart and D. Sasselov and B. Sato and S. Seager and A. Sozzetti and K. Stassun and P. Sullivan and A. Szentgyorgyi and G. Torres and S. Udry and J. Villasenor},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation},
  year={2014}
}
  • G. Ricker, J. Winn, +55 authors J. Villasenor
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    Astronomical Telescopes and…
    2014
  • Geology, Environmental Science, Physics, Engineering
  • The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS ) will search for planets transiting bright and nearby stars. TESS has been selected by NASA for launch in 2017 as an Astrophysics Explorer mission. The spacecraft will be placed into a highly elliptical 13.7-day orbit around the Earth. During its two-year mission, TESS will employ four wide-field optical CCD cameras to monitor at least 200,000 main-sequence dwarf stars with IC (approximately less than) 13 for temporary drops in brightness caused… CONTINUE READING
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