MarLy 1-metre telescope (decommissioned)
The MarLy 1-metre telescope was originally installed in France and operated by groups from Lyon and Marseilles, hence the name. It was subsequently moved to La Silla and used for the EROS 2 (Expérience pour la Recherche d'Objets Sombres) search for microlensing events.
Search for MACHO dark matter; Microlensing studies; Follow-up supernovae.
MarLy 1-metre telescope
|Name:||MarLy 1-metre telescope|
|Optical design:||Ritchey-Chrétien reflector|
|Diameter. Primary M1:||0.98 m|
|Material. Primary M1:||ZeroDur|
|Diameter. Secondary M2:||0.48 m|
|Material. Secondary M2:||ZeroDur|
|Mount:||Equatorial fork mount|
|First Light date:||24 June 1996|
|Decommissioning date:||Decommissioned in October 2009 and moved to Mount djaogari in Burkina Faso|