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Latest Updates

04 October 2018
First preliminary data products from the NASA TESS mission now available. Target pixel files, extracted light curves, and data validation reports for 44 planet candidates from 43 TESS stars observed at 2-minute cadence are available. These targets come from the TESS Data Alerts system.
04 October 2018
Version 7.02 of the Candidate Target List is now available for download and in the Portal. See the Release Notes for more info.
13 August 2018
The TESS mission has released the first four pointing coordinates for Sector 1:
15 February 2018
Simulated TESS data products ("ETE-6") now available. See the ETE-6 homepage for more information.
23 January 2018
Version 6 of the TIC is now public. See the live release notes for information on changes from TIC v5.
10 July 2017
Parallax-based log(g) errors in TIC v5. See notes here.
05 June 2017
Version 5 of the TIC and CTL are now public.
14 April 2017
Version 5 of the TIC and CTL will be made available to the public soon.

Mission At A Glance

Launch April 18, 2018
Capabilities Imaging; Photometry
Image Scale 21 arcsec/pixel

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TESS Input Catalog v5 Documentation (ADS) TESS Input Catalog "Live" Release Notes
Detailed description of Version 5 of the TIC and cTL catalog: content, construction, algorithms used to derive parameters. Base-level doc. for all TIC vers. Dynamic release notes related to the TIC, updated and maintained by the TIC team (read-only Google document).
TESS Science Data Products Description TESS ETE-6 Simulated Data README
Description of TESS science data product file formats and contents. Description of TESS ETE-6 simulated data product creation.

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