A Sharp-Eyed Future for Historic Kitt Peak Telescope

Robo-AO mounted on the Palomar Observatory 1.5m telescope. The adaptive optics and camera systems are in the box mounted on the back end of the telescope. The large box on top of the telescope is the support electronics rack, and the UV laser guide star system is mounted on the bottom of the telescope.

Credit:

Baranec

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Release date:Oct. 12, 2015
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