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Tables and captions below are from the Discovery Paper in Astrophysical Journal:


Kepler-78 Data: Fig. 1 from discovery paper
Kepler-78 Data
Kepler data for Kepler-78 (KIC 8435766). Top.—Time series, based on quarterly-normalized PDC-MAP data. The quasiperiodic flux variations are characteristic of starspots and rotation. The right panel focuses on one arbitrarily chosen day of data, to allow several transits to be seen by eye (single 30 minute bins). Lower left panel.—Fourier transform, before any filtering of the starspot-induced signal. Lower right panel.—Light curve, after filtering and then folding the time series with a period of 8.5201795 hr.


Kepler-78b System Parameters: Table 2 from discovery paper
Kepler-78b System Parameters
Kepler-78b System Parameters


Kepler-78b Light Curves: Fig. 3 from discovery paper
Kepler-78b Light Curves
Upper panel.—The final light curve (dots) and best-fitting model (red curve). The inset panel is a scale illustration of the system, where the length of the dashed line represents one possible orbital distance (both the impact parameter and the orbital distance are highly uncertain). The transits look V-shaped because of the 30 minute sampling, but shorter-cadence observations should reveal a much longer flat bottom in the middle of the transit. Lower panel.—Close-up of the illumination curve and occultation. The data have been binned to 4 min for clearer visual inspection.