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.

IAA development: 

NIR/Optomechanics, cooling system, control software and electronics and exposure meter for the NIR cannel.

Status: Science survey of Guaranteed Time Observations started on 01 Jan 2016
First light: Nov 2015
Final date: December, 2018