UT4 and the AOF at work

The four Laser Guide Stars Facility points to the skies during the first observations using the AOF-equipped MUSE instrument. Adaptive optics assist ground-based telescopes by compensating for the blurring effect of the Earth’s atmosphere on starlight.

Credit:

Roland Bacon

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Id:eso1724f
Type:Photographic
Release date:2 August 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1724
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Name:Adaptive Optics Facility, Laser Guide Star, VLT Unit Telescopes
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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