Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati MASCARA-4$


Details on Acronym:   MASCARA
   MASCARA (Multi-site All-Sky CAmeRA) Write:<<MASCARA -Na>> Object:* + Planet  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of Unknown Nature) Note:The Multi-site All-Sky CAmeRA, MASCARA, consists of two stations, in the northern hemisphere at La Palma (Canary Islands, Spain) and in the southern hemisphere at ESO's La Silla Observatory (northern Chile). Each station contains a battery of cameras which monitor the near-entire sky down to magnitude 8.3 at sub-minute cadence. Its main purpose is to find the brightest transiting exoplanet systems, expected in the V=4-8 magnitude range.
For more information, visit: http://mascara.strw.leidenuniv.nl/ Ref:=2017A&A...606A..73T byTALENS G.J.J. , ALBRECHT S., SPRONCK J.F.P., LESAGE A.-L., OTTEN G.P.P.L., STUIK R., VAN EYLEN V., VAN WINCKEL H., POLLACCO D., McCORMAC J., GRUNDAHL F., FREDSLUND ANDERSEN M., ANTOCI V., SNELLEN I.A.G. Astron. Astrophys., 606A, 73-73 (2017) MASCARA-1 b. A hot Jupiter transiting a bright m_{V} = 8.3 A-star in a misaligned orbit. o(Erratum) erratum vol. 613, art. C2 (2018) o<MASCARA-Na> (Nos 1, 1b). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/606/A73/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)