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Science Talk • 12:15 PM, May 19th, 2021 • Online only: please subscribe to https://lists.ipac.caltech.edu/mailman/listinfo/seminars to obtain more information
The shape and periodic nature of stellar light curves can uncover important information about a star’s intrinsic properties, in addition to revealing possible companions. TESS has obtained high-precision space-based time-series photometry of nearly the entire sky, allowing for a large-scale study of stellar variability that is not sensitive to the diurnal limitation of ground-based surveys. We searched for periodicity...