CARMENES (Calar Alto high-Resolution search for M dwarfs with Exoearths with Near-infrared and optical Échelle Spectrographs)

Observatory: Calar Alto Observatory
Target: Exoplanets

Search for M dwarfs with Exoearths with Near-infrared and optical Échelle Spectrographs.

Status: Science survey of Guaranteed Time Observations started on 01 Jan 2016
First light: Nov 2015

GRASSP (GRAnada Sprite Spectrograph and Polarimeter)

Target:  Transient Luminous Events (TLEs)

Detection and characterization of optical emissions from different types of Transient Luminous Events (TLEs).

Status: Scientific operation in Castellgalí (Barcelona, Spain)
First light: 05/2013
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MEGARA (Multi Espectrógrafo en GTC de Alta Resolución para Astronomía)

Observatory: El Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Gran Telescopio de Canarias)

Study of Galactic and extragalactic nebulae and of (or close to) point-sources with intermediate-to-high surface densities.

Status: Assembly Integration and Verification phase (AIV)
First light: Abril 2017
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PANIC (PAnoramic Near Infrared camera for Calar Alto)

Observatory: Calar Alto Observatory

Study of Near-infrared surveys of galactic and extragalactic fields; time-series observations; narrow-band wide-field observations, etc.

Status: Scientific operation at CAHA Observatory
First light: Noviembre, 2014