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:

Peter Aniol/ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1839l
Type:Photographic
Release date:5 December 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1839
Size:5849 x 3536 px

About the Object

Name:SPECULOOS
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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