SFN #143: Directly Imaging Exoplanets? Ground-based Telescopes Lead the Way!

Watch out space telescopes, there is an army of ground-based instruments poised to look directly at planets around other stars. With names like SPHERE, GPI and SCExAO, the future of exoplanet science rests with some of the most sophisticated instr

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Watch out space telescopes, there is an army of ground-based instruments poised to look directly at planets around other stars.

With names like SPHERE, GPI and SCExAO, the future of exoplanet science rests with some of the most sophisticated instruments ever built.

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Links to this week's stories:
51 Pegasi b Reflection:
http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1517/

Extreme Solar Systems Meeting:
http://ciera.northwestern.edu/Hawaii2015.php

Watch the full AAS hangout here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXfbVxbqWKU&feature=youtu.be

Gemini Planetary Imager:
http://www.gemini.edu/sciops/instruments/gpi/

SPHERE:
https://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/vlt/vlt-instr/sphere/

HARPS:
http://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/lasilla/36/harps/

SCExAO:
http://subarutelescope.org/Projects/SCEXAO/

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