exoSAMSI day four, centroids

Barclay (Ames) blew us away this morning by pointing out the incredibly useful fact that the Kepler sensitivity to a star is a very strong function of the centroid position of the star in the pixel space, and that the data from Kepler include this information (both measured and predicted). Awesome! I think this is going to have a big impact on our activity. Indeed, Montet (Caltech) pointed out that this alone is a publishable idea. Foreman-Mackey and Montet went off to build a model of this effect. As my loyal reader might guess, I have been pushing my working group hard with the idea that the output of this workshop should be papers, not just ideas or projects or folk knowledge.

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