A study of starspots involves routine monitoring and data collection for a relatively large sample of stars. A great help comes from using robotic telescopes. The first dedicated robotic telescope T-13 was developed at the Tennessee State University and has started its operation in 2003 at the Fairborn observatory, Arizona (http://schwab.tsuniv.edu/t13/description.html). It is a 2 m telescope with a spectrograph working at two resolutions, 34 000 and 90 000, and full wavelength coverage in the optical. The second spectroscopic robotic telescope STELLA I of 1.2 m is being built by AIP and IAC. It is expected to start operation in 2006 on Tenerife and will be equipped with echelle spectrograph of maximum 50 000 resolution (http://www.aip.de/stella/). The two telescopes are planned to be complementary in studying starspots, as they are separated by about 95° in longitude and, thus, will allow prolonging an observing night by 6 h.
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