Instrumental Noise

Instrumental Noise#

These notebooks form a four-part series on instrument noise in Kepler.



Data Gaps and Quality Flags

Identify the reasons for gaps in the data and what it means to have a ‘Quality Flag’.

Spurious Signals and Time-Sampling Effects

Understand the cause of spurious signals and which products are affected.

Seasonal and Detector Effects

Learn about the effects of seasonal cycles and “ghost images” on data.

Electronic Noise

Understand the impacts of crosstalk, rolling bands, and cosmic rays on observations.