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(Rapid Telescopes For Optical Response)
(automated array of telescopes to uncover and track transients)

RAPTOR (for Rapid Telescopes for Optical Response) is an array of six optical telescopes at Fenton Hill Observatory (New Mexico) operated by computer searching for and following up on Transients. The computer system sifts for transients of possible interest and signals the system to zoom in.

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