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A friendly package for Kepler & TESS time series analysis in Python.
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Lightkurve

A friendly package for Kepler & TESS time series analysis in Python.

Documentation: https://docs.lightkurve.org

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Lightkurve is a community-developed, open-source Python package which offers a beautiful and user-friendly way to analyze astronomical flux time series data, in particular the pixels and lightcurves obtained by NASA's Kepler and TESS exoplanet missions.

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This package aims to lower the barrier for students, astronomers, and citizen scientists interested in analyzing Kepler and TESS space telescope data. It does this by providing high-quality building blocks and tutorials which enable both hand-tailored data analyses and advanced automated pipelines.

Documentation

Read the documentation at https://docs.lightkurve.org.

Quickstart

Please visit our quickstart guide at https://docs.lightkurve.org/quickstart.html.

Contributing

We welcome community contributions! Please read the guidelines at https://docs.lightkurve.org/about/contributing.html.

Citing

If you find Lightkurve useful in your research, please cite it and give us a GitHub star! Please read the citation instructions at https://docs.lightkurve.org/about/citing.html.

Contact

Lightkurve is an open source community project created by the authors and supported by the Kepler/K2 Guest Observer Office. You can contact us via keplergo@mail.arc.nasa.gov.

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