"The Tierras Observatory is nearing first light"

January 4, 2021

An exciting update on the Origins grant funded award project Tierras within the Charbonneau Group: 

The construction of a new camera for The Tierras Observatory is well underway at Cambridge Discovery Park, the Center for Astrophysics (CfA) | Harvard & Smithsonian laboratory located near the Alewife T Stop in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tierras will be an ultra-precise facility dedicated to discovering terrestrial planets around nearby small stars (which astronomers dub “M-dwarfs”), as well as moons and rings of planets outside...

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