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Magellan Telescopes

(pair of 6.5 m optical telescopes in Chile)

The Magellan Telescopes are a pair of 6.5-meter optical reflector telescopes at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. They are named Baade and Clay after two astronomers. Surveys include the Magellan Planet Search Program using the MIKE echelle spectrograph on the Clay Telescope. Instruments on the Baade Telescope:

Instruments on Clay Telescope:

Instruments that can be installed and used in place of MIKE:

Previously listed instruments:

(telescope,reflector,visible light,infrared,ground,Chile)
Further reading:

Referenced by pages:
Atacama Desert
Gregorian telescope
Las Campanas Observatory (LCO)
monolithic mirror
FourStar Galaxy Evolution Survey (ZFOURGE)