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SPHERE

(Spectro-polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research, VLT-SPHERE)
(VLT instrument for imaging exoplanets)

SPHERE (for Spectro-polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research, VLT-SPHERE) is an adaptive optics system and coronagraph on the European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope (ESO VLT) designed to image extra-solar planets.


(instrument,imager,exoplanets)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectro-Polarimetric_High-Contrast_Exoplanet_Research
https://www.eso.org/sci/facilities/paranal/instruments/sphere.html

Referenced by pages:
Beta Pictoris b (β Pic b)
European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope (ESO VLT)

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