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Project

Solaris is a Polish scientific initiative which aims at searching for circumbinary extrasolar planets using a network of robotic telescopes. The project is carried out since 2010 by the group of prof. Maciej Konacki from the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences.

News

Telescopes network map

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Argentina

Solaris-4
Complejo Astronomico El Leoncito
31°47’57” S 
69°18’12” W

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Republic of South Africa

Solaris-1 & Solaris-2
South African Astronomical Observatory

32°22’50” S
 20°48’39” E


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Australia

Solaris-3
Siding Spring Observatory
31°16’24” S
 149°03’52” E


Science

The project aims to both search for extrasolar planets around binary stars, as well as characterise such stellar system. Accurate photometric and spectroscopic observations enable to determine basic parameters of stars with unprecedented precision.

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Number of frames

11059

Total data acquired

13

Last night (24 h) data

216

Observed objects

Team

We are an interdisciplinary team of astronomers, engineers, automation specialists and software developers with complementary skills sharing the passion to deepen our knowledge about the Universe.

Contact

Solaris Project

N. Copernicus Astronomical Center PAS
Rabiańska 8
87-100 Toruń
Poland

tel:+48 56 6219249

If you are interested in collaboration please let us know.