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Magellan Telescopes

(pair of 6.5m optical telescopes in Chile)

The Magellan Telescopes are a pair of 6.5m optical reflector telescopes at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. They are named Baade and Clay after two astronomers.

Work includes the Magellan Planet Search Program using the MIKE echelle spectrograph on the Clay Telescope, which also has MagAO, a secondary adaptive-optics mirror.

Instruments on the Baade Telescope:

Instruments on Clay Telescope:

(telescope,reflector,visible light,infrared,ground,Chile)

Referenced by:
Atacama Desert
Gregorian telescope