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Imaging Polarimetry of Circumstellar Environments with ExPo

25 Dec 2012, 17:00 UTC
Imaging Polarimetry of Circumstellar Environments with ExPo

A team of Dutch astronomers designed and built the innovative
imaging polarimeter ExPo (the Extreme Polarimeter), which is a regular
visitor instrument at the William Herschel Telescope (WHT). ExPo makes use of polarised light to study the faint,
dust-rich environments around young and evolved stars.

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