Neptune from the VLT with and without adaptive optics

These images of the planet Neptune were obtained during the testing of the Narrow-Field adaptive optics mode of the MUSE/GALACSI instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The image on the right is without the adaptive optics system in operation and the one on the left after the adaptive optics are switched on.

Credit:

ESO/P. Weilbacher (AIP)

About the Image

Id:eso1824b
Type:Collage
Release date:18 July 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1824
Size:2416 x 1248 px

About the Object

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

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Colours & filters

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

 

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