Lasers to the stars

ESO's Very Large Telescope sends up laser light to create an artificial guide star. The guide star is part of the state-of-the-art Adaptive Optics technology that corrects the blurring effects of Earth's atmosphere to produce sharper images.

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ESO/Daniele Gasparri (www.astroatacama.com)

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Auðkenni:paranal-gasparri-tl-25
Útgáfudagur:Mar 5, 2019, 10:29 CET
Tímalengd:06 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nafn:Laser Guide Star, Very Large Telescope
Tegund:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Flokkur:Paranal

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