A detailed view of the the Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics Demonstrator (MAD). 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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|Release date:||3 December 2009, 23:19|
|Size:||4873 x 3754 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument|
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