The MASCARA project was designed and constructed to discover transiting exoplanets around the brightest stars in the sky. All stars brighter than magnitude 8.4 above Airmass 2 are imaged every 6.4 seconds with 6.4 second integration time, creating continuous exposures. Two stations have been constructed, one in La Palma, Spain and the other in La Silla, Chile. Two smaller sister station with only two cameras called bRing reside in Sutherland South Africa and Siding Springs, Australia.
- The Multi-site All-Sky CAmeRA (MASCARA)-Finding transiting exoplanets around bright (mV < 8) stars
- Direct characterization of young giant exoplanets at high spectral resolution by coupling SPHERE and CRIRES+
- Retrieving scattering clouds and disequilibrium chemistry in the atmosphere of HR 8799e