Time-lapse video sequence of the ExTrA planet-hunting facility at La Silla

The ExTrA telescopes are sited at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. They will be used to search for and study Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby red dwarf stars. ExTrA’s novel design allows for much improved sensitivity compared to previous searches.

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ESO/Petr Horálek

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Id:eso1803c
Release date:24 January 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1803
Duration:05 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
Category:La Silla

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