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NIRPS

(Near Infrared Planet Searcher)
(near-infrared extension to HARPS spectrograph)

NIRPS (Near Infrared Planet Searcher) is a spectrograph under construction for the ESO 3.6m Telescope at La Silla Observatory (LSO) in Chile. It is essentially a near infrared extension to HARPS, with a spectral resolution capable of detecting radial-velocity-differences down to 1 meter per second. Interest has become high regarding extra-solar planets around red dwarves, for which infrared spectrography is helpful.


(instrument,exoplanets,Chile,spectrograph,RV method,construction,infrared)
Further reading:
https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.00835
https://www.eso.org/sci/facilities/develop/instruments/NIRPS.html
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
980nm306THz1.3eVbeginNIRPS
1800nm167THz689meVendNIRPS

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