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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
Observatory - Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Telescope - Public Astronomy Program [Credit: AZ Public Media]

Observatory – Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Telescope – Public Astronomy Program [Credit: AZ Public Media]

“Get a breathtaking view of the night sky as part of a new public astronomy program at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter called Skynights. Rub elbows with leading University of Arizona scientists as they guide you through the cosmos and give you skills you need to explore the universe on your own.” Credit: AZ Public Media […]

June 21, 2012 | 1 Comment More