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Fraser
2018-Jul-23, 09:00 PM
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
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Spacedude
2018-Jul-23, 09:07 PM
Truly amazing that adaptive optics, ingenious idea on how we can find ways around obstacles like the atmosphere.

gunzlepug
2018-Jul-23, 09:25 PM
A lovely photograph, beautiful colour. I searched for VLT close-up images of the moon but was unable to find any.