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Eric F. Diaz

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A Real Laser Light Show
« on: October 26, 2010, 02:42:06 pm »
Here's one of the VLT telescopes on Paranal using a laser to create an artificial star in order to assist its adaptive optics.

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Caelum videre iussit et erectos ad sidera tollere vultus.
"He bid them look at the sky and lift their faces to the stars."

--Ovid, Metamorphoses 1. 85-86