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[ascl:2202.019] Contaminante: Identify blended targets in Kepler, TESS, and K2 data

contaminante helps find the contaminant transiting source in NASA's Kepler, K2 or TESS data. When hunting for transiting planets, sometimes signals come from neighboring contaminants. This package helps users identify where the transiting signal comes from in their data. The code uses pixel level modeling of the TargetPixelFile data from NASA's astrophysics missions that are processed with the Kepler pipeline. The output of contaminante is a Python dictionary containing the source location and transit depth, and a contaminant location and depth. It can also output a figure showing where the main target is centered in all available TPFs, what the phase curve looks like for the main target, where the transiting source is centered in all available TPFs, if a transiting source is located outside the main target, or the transiting source phase curve, if a transiting source is located outside the main target.

Code site:
https://github.com/christinahedges/contaminante
Used in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2022AJ....163...93M
Described in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2021RNAAS...5..260H
Bibcode:
2022ascl.soft02019H
Keywords: NASA, Kepler, TESS

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