How far can we trust published TESS periods?

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Authors

MIKULÁŠEK Zdeněk SKARKA Marek

Year of publication 2020
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnaté Pleso
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Faculty of Science

Citation
Web https://doi.org/10.31577/caosp.2020.50.2.430
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.31577/caosp.2020.50.2.430
Keywords stars: variable; period analysis; TESS data
Description Possible inaccuracies in the determination of periods from short-term time series caused by disregarding light curve instrumental effects are documented. As an example, we present a Lomb-Scargle period analysis of a simulated TESS-like light curve.
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