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Six-Telescope Beam Instrument Shows Results in IR Interferometry, Astronomy

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MIRC-X, the six-telescope beam combination instrument developed by the University of Exeter and the University of Michigan, together with C-RED One, a fast, low-noise, IR camera from First Light Imaging, are enabling new perspectives in IR interferometry for astronomy. The MIRC-X imager is now looking at the sky on the CHARA telescope array, the world's highest-resolution imaging facility in IR light, located at the Mount Wilson Observatory in California. The new instrument combines the light from telescopes spaced up to 330 m apart. These characteristics make the CHARA array and the...Read full article

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