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tess-point

Post by Ada Coda » Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:57 pm

tess-point

Abstract: Tess-point converts astronomical target coordinates given in right ascension and declination to detector pixel coordinates for the MIT-led NASA Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) spacecraft. The program can also provide detector pixel coordinates for a star by TESS input catalog identifier number and common astronomical name. Tess-point outputs the observing sector number, camera number, detector number, and pixel column and row. Original programming in C and focal plane geometry solutions by Alan Levine (MIT). This python translation by Christopher J. Burke (MIT).

Credit: Burke, Christopher J.; Levine, Alan; Fausnaugh, Michael; Vanderspek, Roland; Barclay, Thomas; Libby-Roberts, Jessica E.; Morris, Brett; Sipocz, Brigitta; Owens, Martin; Feinstein, Adina D.; Camacho, Joao

Site: https://github.com/christopherburke/tess-point
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019arXiv190402171F

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