"First light" for NAOS-CONICA at VLT YEPUN

The first image in the infrared K-band (wavelength 2.2 µm) of a star (visual magnitude 8) obtained - before (left) and after (right) the adaptive optics was switched on (see the text). The middle panel displays the 3-D intensity profiles of these images, demonstrating the tremendous gain, both in image sharpness and central intensity.

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Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso0137a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:03 Dhjetor 2001
Publikime të ngjashme:eso0137
Përmasat:800 x 558 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:European Southern Observatory, First Light
Tipi:Unspecified : Star
Kategori:Stars

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Ngjyra & filtera

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Infra të kuqe
K
2.2 μmVery Large Telescope
NACO

 

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