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Las Cumbres Observatory Achieves First Light With NRES Spectrograph


October 11, 2012

NRES Prototype in the LCOGT lab Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope (LCOGT) achieved first light this week with their prototype Network of Robotic Echelle Spectrograph (NRES). Designed to study exoplanets, the NRES will extend the capabilities of the LCOGT 1-meter network with six identical high-resolution (R~53,000), precise (≤ 3 m/s), optical (380-860 nm) echelle spectrographs. Full Story

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