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The main objectives of the MIDAS (Moon Impacts Detection and Analysis System) Project are these:

1. To develop a robotic system for the detection of flashes produced by the impact of meteoroids on the Moon surface based on several telescopes endowed with high-sensibility imaging systems. The telescopes are interconnected by means of the MIDAS software, so that they can exchange information during data acquisition.

2 To monitor the nocturnal (non-illuminated) surface of the Moon with the above-mentioned telescopes to detect impact flashes.

3. To determine the value of different parameters employed by impact models: luminous efficiency, mass distribution of rocks impacting the Moon, flux of meteoroids impacting the Moon and Earth, impact plume temperature, etc.

4.To coordinate these observations with the results obtained by the systems we employ to study the interaction of meteoroids with the Earth's atmosphere.

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