Release of dithered data obtained during Kepler commissioning

During Kepler’s commissioning phase in April 2009, the spacecraft observed 33,424 stars in a dither pattern for the purpose of measuring the Pixel Response Function (PRF). The pattern consisted of 122 pointings, each with a duration of 14.7 minutes, observed across a 2.5-day period on April …

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K2 Campaign 16 preliminary target list available

A limitation that K2 users have faced in previous Campaigns is that simultaneous observations from the ground were only possible during challenging twilight conditions, owing to K2's strategy to observe in the backward-facing direction along its velocity vector.

This will change in Campaign 16 (Dec 2017 - Feb 2018), when K2 …

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