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 [[http://​spirou.irap.omp.eu|SPIRou]] is the new near-infrared (nIR) spectropolarimeter / velocimeter for the [[http://​cfht.hawaii.edu|Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope]] (CFHT). ​ SPIRou aims in particular at becoming world-leader on **two forefront science topics**, (i) the quest for Earth-like planets in the habitable zones of very-low-mass stars, and (ii) the study of low-mass star & planet formation in the presence of magnetic fields. ​ The science programs that SPIRou proposes to tackle are forefront, ambitious and timely - ideally phased in particular with complementary space missions like TESS and later-on JWST and PLATO. [[http://​spirou.irap.omp.eu|SPIRou]] is the new near-infrared (nIR) spectropolarimeter / velocimeter for the [[http://​cfht.hawaii.edu|Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope]] (CFHT). ​ SPIRou aims in particular at becoming world-leader on **two forefront science topics**, (i) the quest for Earth-like planets in the habitable zones of very-low-mass stars, and (ii) the study of low-mass star & planet formation in the presence of magnetic fields. ​ The science programs that SPIRou proposes to tackle are forefront, ambitious and timely - ideally phased in particular with complementary space missions like TESS and later-on JWST and PLATO.
  
-To address these two main science goal with SPIRou, **300 CFHT nights were allocated over 4 years** (semesters 2019a to 2022b) in the framework of a Large Programme (LP) called the **SPIRou Legacy Survey** (SLS). ​ The SLS is divided into **[[sls:​components|three main components]]**, two of them dedicated to exoplanets around M dwarfs, and one focussed on large-scale magnetic felds & young hot Jupiters of pre-main-sequence (PMS) stars.+To address these two main science goal with SPIRou, **300 CFHT nights were allocated over 4 years** (semesters 2019a to 2022b) in the framework of a Large Programme (LP) called the **SPIRou Legacy Survey** (SLS). ​ The SLS is divided into **three main components**,​ two of them dedicated to exoplanets around M dwarfs, and one focussed on large-scale magnetic felds & young hot Jupiters of pre-main-sequence (PMS) stars.
  
-The observations comprising the SLS aim at the following objectives: (i) accomplish selected large-scale community-defined scientific programs and (ii) provide the community with an extensive, homogenous, well characterized,​ and high quality database having the potential for a wide range of long-lasting scientific applications with a **clear Legacy dimension**.  The science team in charge of the SLS is structured into a **large community of [[pol:​users|Registered Users]]**, whose task is divided into **[[wp:​wps|five main Work Packages]]** (WPs), each split into a number of sub WPs.    +The observations comprising the SLS aim at the following objectives: (i) accomplish selected large-scale community-defined scientific programs and (ii) provide the community with an extensive, homogenous, well characterized,​ and high quality database having the potential for a wide range of long-lasting scientific applications with a **clear Legacy dimension**.  ​
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-The access of this wiki site is restricted to the **SLS [[pol:​users|Registered Users]]** - please contact [[http://​spirou.irap.omp.eu/​Project/​Science-team|the core SPIRou science team]] if you wish to become a registered used (subject to conditions).  ​+
  
 {{ home:​CFHT_Cuillandre.jpg?​600 |Dusk at CFHT (© JC Cuillandre / CFHT)}} ​ {{ home:​CFHT_Cuillandre.jpg?​600 |Dusk at CFHT (© JC Cuillandre / CFHT)}} ​
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