The ExTrA telescopes at La Silla

The ExTrA telescopes are sited at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. They will be used to search for and study Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby red dwarf stars. ExTrA’s novel design allows for much improved sensitivity compared to previous searches.

This view shows one of the three ExTrA in its dome.

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Id:eso1803e
Típus:Photographic
Közzététel napja:2018. január 24. 12.00
Related releases:eso1803
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Név:Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres
Típus:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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