Lighting up the sky

The Laser Guide Star is part of the adaptive optics system installed at the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) state-of-the-art technology that corrects the blurring effects of the Earth's atmosphere to create high-resolution images.

Credit:

ESO/Daniele Gasparri (www.astroatacama.com)

About the Video

Id:paranal-gasparri-tl-19
Release date:4 March 2019, 13:54
Duration:06 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Laser Guide Star, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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