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HARPS

(High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher)
(high-precision spectrograph for exoplanet searches)

HARPS (High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher) is a Spectrograph with an Echelle Grating in the European Southern Observatory (ESO) 3.6 Meter Telescope at La Silla Observatory in Chile. It began operation in 2003 and is credited with discovering 130 Extra Solar Planets by means of Radial Velocity.


(instrument,exoplanets,Chile,spectrograph)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Accuracy_Radial_Velocity_Planet_Searcher
http://www.eso.org/sci/facilities/lasilla/instruments/harps.html

Referenced by:
Grating
HARPS-N

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