Neptune from the VLT with MUSE/GALACSI Narrow Field Mode adaptive optics

This image of the planet Neptune was obtained during the testing of the Narrow-Field adaptive optics mode of the MUSE/GALACSI instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The corrected image is sharper than a comparable image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Credit:

ESO/P. Weilbacher (AIP)

About the Image

Id:eso1824a
Type:Planetary
Release date:18 July 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1824
Size:1208 x 1246 px

About the Object

Name:Neptune
Type:Solar System : Planet
Category:Solar System

Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
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Wallpapers

1024x768
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1280x1024
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1600x1200
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
551 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
R
658 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
I
806 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
i
790 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
Z
920 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE

 

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