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SuperWASP

(SWASP)
(broad Earth-based search for transiting planets)

SuperWASP is the latest version of WASP, a multi-institutional project to search for Transiting Planets over the whole sky down to about 13th Magnitude. Two observatories, SuperWASP-North began observations in the Canary Islands in 2003 and WASP-South began observations in 2006 in South Africa. Each has eight 200mm telescopes covering 490 square degrees per pointing.

The string WASP continued to be used for objects found by SuperWASP, but the string 1SWASP is also used.


(consortium,exoplanets,survey,distributed)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SuperWASP
http://www.superwasp.org/
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
1SWASP1SWASP J140747SuperWASP 

Referenced by:
Astronomical Survey
J1407
WASP

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