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Mercator Telescope

(1.2m telescope in the Canary Islands)

The Mercator Telescope is a 1.2m Altazimuth Mount Reflector Telescope at the Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos in the Canary Islands that came into operation in 2001. Among its instruments:

  • MAIA - Mercator Advanced Imager for Asteroseismology.
  • HERMES "High-Efficiency and high-Resolution Mercator Echelle Spectrograph", range: 380nm through 875nm.
  • MEROPE - CCD Camera (retired).
  • P7 Photometer (retired).

(telescope,reflector,ground,Canary Islands)

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