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    This is a Photo of Neptune, From the Ground! ESO’s New Adaptive Optics Makes Ground T

    Using advanced adaptive optics, the ESO's Very Large Telescope was able to capture pictures of Neptune, star clusters and other objects with even greater clarity than Hubble
    The post This is a Photo of Neptune, From the Ground! ESO’s New Adaptive Optics Makes Ground Telescopes Ignore the Earth’s Atmosphere appeared first on Universe Today.


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    Truly amazing that adaptive optics, ingenious idea on how we can find ways around obstacles like the atmosphere.

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    A lovely photograph, beautiful colour. I searched for VLT close-up images of the moon but was unable to find any.
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