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Astronomy

How Would You Use Kepler?

By Keith Cowing
August 8, 2013
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Soliciting Community Input: Alternate Science Investigations for Kepler
“The purpose of this call for white papers is to solicit community input for alternate science investigations that may be performed using Kepler and are consistent with its probable two-wheel performance. Herein, we provide initial information as to the preliminary assessment of the pointing ability of the Kepler spacecraft using only two reaction wheels. In addition, we provide baseline information on the Kepler focal plane imaging CCD array (Kepler’s only instrument) and give estimates of the photometric performance that may be possible in two-wheel mode.”

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