Kepler Completeness and Reliability Products

This page contains a list of data products produced by the Kepler team related to completeness and reliability of the pipeline. In some cases, these products are incorporated into existing products, such as the TCE table.

Completeness data products examine how many transiting planets around the observed stars are detected as planet candidates. See Burke et al. (2015) for an example planet occurrence rate calculation using these data products.

The data links on this page all refer to products generated with the Kepler operational data.

For links to the simulated data products, see the Kepler simulated data page.

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DR 25 Completeness

Additional products will be released during the next several months (mid-2017).

Product Description Data type Data link Documentation
Pipeline Completeness Contours Per-target detection contour calculations Python code GitHub repository Data Product Description
(KSCI-19111-002)
Robust RMS CDPP Combined differential photometric precision (CDPP) RMS per transit duration 14 columns in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
Duty Cycle Fraction of data cadences with valid data Column in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
Data Span Time in days between first and last valid cadence. Column in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
MES Threshold Multiple Event Statistic (MES) threshold for each searched transit duration 14 columns in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
Planet Detection Metrics Window Function and One-sigma Depth Function One FITS file per product, per star wget download script Data product description
(KSCI-19101-002)

DR 25 Reliability

Reliability data products examine how many planet candidates are not actually transiting planets.

Product Description Data type Data link Documentation
Kepler Certified False Positive Table Additional scrutiny and certification of false positives. This table covers all KOIs and is not delivery-specific. Table of supporting information Interactive Table Interactive Table Columns Definitions
    Kepler False Positive Table Description (KSCI-19093)
Table Update Log (PDF)
Astrophysical Positional Probabilities Information on the possibility of the transit signal arising from an astrophysical source other than the target star. Table of supporting information
Interactive table Interactive Table Column Definitions
APP Reports
(1 GB .tar file)
Planet Reliability Metrics: Astrophysical Positional Probabilities (KSCI-19108)
Table Update Log (PDF)

DR 24 Completeness

Completeness data products examine how many transiting planets around the observed stars are detected as planet candidates. See Burke et al. (2015) for an example planet occurrence rate calculation using these data products.

Product Description Data type Data link Documentation
Robust RMS CDPP Combined differential photometric precision (CDPP) RMS per transit duration 14 columns in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
Duty Cycle Fraction of data cadences with valid data Column in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
Data Span Time in days between first and last valid cadence. Column in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
MES threshold Multiple Event Statistic (MES) threshold for each searched transit duration 14 columns in Kepler stellar table Stellar table search Stellar table columns
Planet Detection Metrics Window Function and One-sigma Depth Function One FITS file per product, per star Data product description
(KSCI-19085)
TCERT Efficiency The TCERT dispositions of injected and recovered transits Text file DR24 TCERT Detection Efficiency Table Vetting Detection Efficiency Description
(KSCI-19096)
Pipeline Detection Efficiency Parameters of injected signals and whether they were recovered by the pipeline Text DR24 Pipeline Detection Efficiency Table Pipeline Detection Efficiency
(KSCI-19094)
Christiansen et al. (2016)

DR 24 Reliability

Reliability data products examine how many planet candidates are not actually transiting planets.

Product Description Data type Data link Documentation
Follow-up Observing Products Observational data and parameters gathered by Kepler follow-up observing program (FOP) team Various ExoFOP web site ExoFOP web site
Kepler Certified False Positive Table

Additional scrutiny and certification of false positives. This table covers all KOIs and is not delivery-specific.

Table of supporting information Interactive Table Interactive Table Columns Definitions
    Kepler False Positive Table Description (KSCI-19093)
Table Update Log (PDF)
Astrophysical False Positive Probabilities Information on the results of running an automated transit false-positive-probability (FPP) calculating procedure on all KOIs. Table of supporting information Interactive Table Interactive Table Column Definitions
    Kepler Astrophysical False Positive Probabilities Table Description
Astrophysical Positional Probabilities Information on the possibility of the transit signal arising from an astrophysical source other than the target star. Table of supporting information
Text table Interactive Table Column Definitions
APP Reports
(600 MB .tar file)
Planet Reliability Metrics: Astrophysical Positional Probabilities (KSCI-19092)
Table Update Log (PDF)
Autovetter Dispositions and Probabilities Information from the autovetter, a machine-learning classifier used to disposition TCEs. Columns in TCE table Latest TCE table TCE table columns
Autovetter documentation
(KSCI-19091)


Last updated: 11 July 2017