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[ascl:2107.026] K2mosaic: Mosaic Kepler pixel data

K2mosaic stitches the postage stamp-sized pixel masks obtained by NASA's Kepler and K2 missions together into CCD-sized mosaics and movies. The command-line tool's principal use is to take a set of Target Pixel Files (TPF) and turn them into more traditional FITS image files -- one per CCD channel and per cadence. K2mosaic can also be used to create animations from these mosaics. The mosaics produced by K2mosaic also makes the analysis of certain Kepler/K2 targets, such as clusters and asteroids, easier. Moreover such mosaics are useful to reveal the context of single-star observations, e.g., they enable users to check for the presence of instrumental noise or nearby bright objects.

Code site:
https://github.com/KeplerGO/k2mosaic
Used in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2020AJ....159..106W https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019ApJS..244...12W https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019ApJ...870L...7W
Bibcode:
2021ascl.soft07026B
Keywords: NASA, Kepler

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