(Next-generation Transit Survey)
(survey of transits from Chile)
NGTS (for Next-generation Transit Survey)
is a ground-based automated survey to discover transits.
It is being conducted at the Paranal Observatory
on the Atacama Desert in Chile.
It aims to find transiting planets smaller than Neptune,
hosted by stars with magnitudes to 13.
Surveying began in 2015.
The survey is performed by an array of 12
20-cm aperture telescopes, using 600-900 nm sensitive
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