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  • Argus Pathfinder deployed to PARI!

    We have deployed the Argus Pathfinder telescope, the Argus Array prototype, to PARI in the Appalachian mountains. Pathfinder’s hardware, software and data-analysis pipelines have already been extensively tested in Chapel Hill, and the telescope  will be commissioned at the PARI dark-sky … Read more

  • Science Magazine’s article on the Argus Array

    Check out Science Magazine’s great article on the Argus Array!. From the article: “Argus Panoptes, the all-seeing, manyeyed giant of Greek mythology, is about to take physical form in the mountains of North Carolina. In October, an array of 38 … Read more

  • SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation presentations

    The Argus Array and Evryscope teams are highlighting the new Argus Array design concept, the ongoing Argus prototypes, and new Evryscope results at SPIE 2022: 1. The inside-out upside-down telescope: the Argus Array’s new pseudofocal design 2. The sky at … Read more

  • Summer AAS Presentations

    We’re highlighting the ongoing Argus prototypes and Evryscope results at AAS 2022: Hank Corbett: The sky at one terabit per second: the Argus Hierarchical Data Processing System Amy Glazier: searching for exoplanet aurorae with Evryscope and SOAR Alan Vasquez Soto; … Read more

  • Argus Pathfinder starts major construction!

    We have begun the construction of Argus Pathfinder, the 1/3-scale prototype of the Argus Array. The 38-telescope prototype is being mounted into two shipping containers, which will undergo testing at our off-campus test facility in Chapel Hill before being deployed … Read more

  • Argus’s new design!

    Read our new fact sheet about the 55 Gpix Argus Array, including the new system design that eliminates the need to move the telescope dome, removes 1,000 telescope windows, and thus greatly reduces the enclosure costs.  

  • Argus Technology Testbed construction update

    The first Argus Array prototype, the mArgus technology testbed, is on-sky and undergoing testing. See a new photojournal of some of the development work here: A New Way to Explore the Night Sky

  • New paper on the Argus Array, the next generation Evryscope

    The Argus Array, being developed by the Law group at UNC Chapel Hill, is a large (5m-aperture-equivalent) telescope consisting of 900 moderate-aperture, off-the-shelf telescopes multiplexed into a common hemispherical dome. The prototype, the Argus Pathfinder, will demonstrate the Argus concept … Read more

  • Amy Glazier selected for NASA Exoexplorers

    Evryscope graduate student Amy Glazier has been selected for the inaugural cohort of NASA’s Exoplanet Explorers program! One of ten early-career scientists selected nationally for the program, Amy will join the NASA ExoExplorers team, present her research to the exoplanet … Read more

  • Read Dr. Jeff Ratzloff’s Thesis

    Dr. Jeff Ratzloff, recently graduated from UNC, designed and built the Evryscopes’ hardware, and discovered new types of compact objects with the systems. Read his Dean’s-Distinguished-Dissertation-Award-winning thesis here!