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MASCARA

(Multi-site All-sky Camera)
(distributed array of telescopes to search for exoplanets)

MASCARA (Multi-site All-sky Camera) is a set of automated (robotic) telescopes to search for Transiting Planets. A subset in the northern hemisphere began operation at the Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos in 2015 and a subset in the southern hemisphere at La Silla Observatory in 2017. It monitors stars to a Magnitude of 8.4. Two Extra-Solar Planet discoveries have been announced.


(survey,transits,array,automated,all sky,transients,exoplanets)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MASCARA
http://mascara.strw.leidenuniv.nl/

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