SOAR Adaptive Module (SAM) Closes the Loop

Submitted by dwalker on Sat, 2011-08-20 14:09

SAM closes the loop The loop was closed on the laser guide star on April 15. Next night, the improvement of the image quality in closed-loop was documented by images of bright stars. Side-by-side comparison of PSFs in the green and red are shown in the image, with FWHM indicated .