ESOcast 119: AOF First Light

ESO’s new Adaptive Optics Facility has just opened its eyes to the sky for the first time. Coupled with the revolutionary instrument MUSE, this is one of the most advanced and powerful technological systems ever built for ground-based astronomy.

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Directed by: Herbert Zodet. 
Visual Design and Editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet. 
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Lauren Fuge, Izumi Hansen and Mariya Lyubenova. 
Music: STAN DART (www.stan-dart.com). 
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa. 
Footage and photos: ESO, Luis Calçada, J. Colosimo, R. Bacon, G. Hüdepohl (atacamaphoto.com), Liam Young, B. Tafreshi (twanight.org), F. Kamphues, ACe Consortium, M. Kornmesser, H. Zodet and T. Matsopoulos. 
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

About the Video

Id:eso1724a
Release date:2 August 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1724
Related announcements:ann17048
Duration:03 m 35 s

About the Object

Name:Adaptive Optics Facility, MUSE
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
Category:ESOcast

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