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WASP

(Wide Area Search for Planets)
(multi-university initiative to locate transiting planets)

WASP (Wide Area Search for Planets) is a project of a number of universities to discover Transiting Planets. A pilot operation began in 1999 using a robotic telescope. Later improvements have led to two sites in the two hemispheres, each with an array of telescopes, the improved version called SuperWASP (SWASP). Note the WASP prefix may refer to a discovery before or after the SuperWASP improvements.


(consortium,exoplanets,survey,distributed)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SuperWASP
https://wasp-planets.net/
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
WASPWASP-17WASP 

Referenced by:
Astronomical Survey
SuperWASP (SWASP)

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