Tag: Adaptive

Gemin Observatory - Adaptive Optics - Laser Guide Star

Gemin Observatory – Adaptive Optics – Laser Guide Star

The Gemini Observatory’s adaptive optics system cancels out the scintillation of starlight caused by the atmosphere. Here we see the laser guide star system. (File has no sound) Video Rating: 5 / 5 Visit www.telescope.com tofind high quality products for amateur astronomers. If you have any questions about any of our telescopes, binoculars, or accessories, […]

November 27, 2012 | 5 Comments More
Adaptive Optics and Guide Stars for SSA

Adaptive Optics and Guide Stars for SSA

(NO AUDIO) To protect US assets in space, ground-based telescopes track approximately 12000 space objects and debris using telescopes and high power computer systems. The number of objects being tracked continues to grow each year as we become more dependent on our assets in space. Adaptive optics and laser beam guidestars enable telescope operators a […]

April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More