MAD Deformable Mirror

Deformable mirror of MAD (Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics Demonstrator). It is a prototype MCAO system which aims to demonstrate in the laboratory and on sky the feasibility of different MCAO reconstruction techniques in the framework of the E-ELT concept and the 2nd Generation VLT Instruments. This photograph was obtained in May 2005.

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About the Image

Id:deformable_mirror
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
Size:4949 x 3571 px

About the Object

Name:MAD
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
• X - Paranal

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