Exoplanet Hunting Robotic Telescope Sees First Light - Universe Today
[/caption] Great shot of the Tarantula nebula! A new robotic telescope dedicated primarily to hunting for extra solar planets has opened its eyes. Although its first light image is of a nebula, the TRAPPIST (TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope) at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile will focus on detecting and characterizing planets located … Continue reading "Exoplanet Hunting Robotic Telescope Sees First Light"
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