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MEarth Project

(MEarth)
(automated observatory for spotting changes in light from red dwarf stars)

The MEarth Project (MEarth) is an automated monitor of nearby Red Dwarf stars, designed to spot Transiting Planets. It is part of the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO) in Mt. Hopkins, Arizona. It uses eight off-the shelf telescopes and cameras.


(observatory,NSF,automated)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MEarth_Project
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/MEarth/Welcome.html

Referenced by:
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO)
GJ 1214 b

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