spacecraft issues

Foreman-Mackey and I plotted Kepler reaction-wheel angular-momentum adjustment events onto the residuals away from one of our fits to a lightcurve today, not to diagnose the spacecraft's reaction-wheel issues but rather to check whether we can make an effective model for the perturbations to the photometry that these adjustment events imprint (indirectly) on the photometry. We decided that the effect was too small to worry about just yet; we tabled it until we find that we are forced to deal with it (because, say, it interferes with discovery or measurement). In related news, Fergus called a meeting for tomorrow to discuss crazy ideas for saving Kepler. Insane!

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