EVEREST (EPIC Variability Extraction and Removal for Exoplanet Science Targets)
is an open-source pipeline for removing instrumental noise from light curves.
It was originally developed for the
K2 mission, but will soon support
additional missions such as
EVEREST exploits correlations across the pixels on the CCD to remove
systematics introduced by the spacecraft’s pointing error. For
yields light curves with precision comparable to that of the original Kepler mission.
Here we provide
detailed documentation of the EVEREST pipeline, which was coded in Python and is
freely available on github.