Distribution of number of candidates that go into making ZTF objects
In ZTF speak a candidate is a single detection and an object is a collection of associated candidates. I wanted to visualise (see plot above) the distribution of the number of candidates (
ncand) that go into making a ZTF object.
To generate the CANDIDATE table distribution data in
candidate_ncand_dist.csv I run the following query on Lasair (April 8, 2020):