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ESO’s NGTS array of telescopes to precisely detect transiting exoplanets

The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) array of telescopes at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile, has at last become fully functional with its receiving of the first light. Designed by an European team with experts from Britain, Germany and Switzerland, the NGTS is envisaged as an advanced installation tailored to finding out exoplanets that are bigger…