"First Light" image from the SINFONI Adaptive Optics Module

"First Light" image obtained with the SINFONI AO Module and a high-angular-resolution near-infrared Test Camera during the night of May 31 - June 1, 2004. The magnitude of the observed star is 11 and the seeing conditions median. The diffraction limit at wavelength 2.2 µm of the 8.2-m telescope (FWHM 0.06 arcsec) was reached and is indicated by the bar.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0426c
Type:Observation
Release date:24 August 2004
Related releases:eso0426
Size:800 x 800 px

About the Object

Name:SINFONI
Type:• Unspecified : Star
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Stars

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
2.2 μmVery Large Telescope
SINFONI

 

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