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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 3.6 Meter Telescope at La Silla Observatory in Chile. Its Spectral Resolution is capable of detecting Radial-Velocity-differences down to 1 meter per second. It began operation in 2003 and is credited with discovering 130 Extra-Solar Planets.


(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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