The LEGO® VLT model shows off its laser guidance system

Frans Snik’s model of the VLT even includes the four lasers that are used to create artificial stars in the Earth’s atmosphere so that the adaptive optics system can remove the effects of atmospheric turbulence.

Credit:

ESO/F. Snik/M. Zamani

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