Creating an artificial star

A Laser Guide Star is used to help counteract the blurring effect of Earth's atmosphere.

Credit:

ESO/C. Malin

About the Image

Id:malin_9572
Type:Photographic
Release date:25 May 2012, 15:37
Size:2832 x 4256 px

About the Object

Name:Laser Guide Star
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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