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 night-time view shows the ExTrA three domes under a spectacular sky featuring Orion (The Hunter), right of centre, and the Pleiades star cluster (left of centre).

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Auðkenni:eso1803b
Tegund:Ljósmynd
Útgáfudagur:Jan 24, 2018, 12:00 CET
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Nafn:Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres
Tegund:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
Flokkur:La Silla

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