Early Gemini North Results Feature Super Star Clusters, Details of Circumstellar Disks

This image is a smoothed version of an image of quasar PG1411+442 obtained by Olivier Guyon using the University of Hawaii's adaptive optics system called Hokupa`a, mounted on the Gemini North 8-meter telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, with a color scale added to highlight underlying details.

Credit:

Gemini Observatory/National Science Foundation/University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy

About the Image

Id:noao0109d
Type:Observation
Release date:June 4, 2001
Related releases:noao0109
Size:1732 x 1925 px

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InfraredGemini North
Hokupa'a-36 / QUIRC