The Laser Guide Star for the VLT

PARSEC, the Laser Guide Star for the VLT during tests in the lab at the ESO Headquarters in Garching. PARSEC is part of the Laser Guide Star Facility (LGSF) that is installed on the VLT YEPUN and produces a artificial guide star used for Adaptive Optics correction.

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About the Image

Id:lgs
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
Size:4961 x 4406 px

About the Object

Name:Laser Guide Star
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
• Unspecified : People : Scientist
• X - People and Events

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