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20 November :

The "Amicale des belges du Maroc" visit Oukaimeden

15 October :

A new telescope in Morocco

6 October :

TRAPPIST-North Inauguration !

19 September :


20 July :

TRAPPIST-1b and c planets are rocky and probably have compact atmospheres!

14 May :

First technical light of TRAPPIST-nord

2 May :

Life elsewhere in the Universe? A new nearby planetary system could bring soon the answer...

Welcome to the TRAPPIST telescope network!

TRAPPIST (TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope) is a project driven by the Origins in Cosmology and Astrophysics group (OrCA) at the Department of Astrophysics, Geophysics and Oceanography (AGO) of the University of Liège (Belgium). Mostly funded by the Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) and the Liège University, TRAPPIST is devoted to the detection and characterization of planets located outside our solar system (exoplanets) and to the study of comets and other small bodies in our solar system. It consists of two 60cm robotic telescope located at the ESO La Silla Observatory in Chile and at Oukaïmden Observatory in Marroco.

You will find on this site information about TRAPPIST. Please take the time to explore it and check regularly for updates. If you have any question please feel free to contact us at the email address below.


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