First Light for SPECULOOS

The SPECULOOS Southern Observatory has made its first observations on site at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. SPECULOOS will focus on detecting Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby ultra-cool stars and brown dwarfs.

Credit:

tau-tec GmbH/ Michael Ruder /ESO

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Id:eso1839j
Release date:5 December 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1839
Size:4056 x 2280 px

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Category:Paranal

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