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Astronomy / Telescopes / Adaptive Optics #167513

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 13, 1996
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(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles and Mt. Wilson, California: Brian Rooney) The use of "adaptive optics" fitted to earth-based telescopes to provide computer-controlled clearer images from space examined; scenes shown of computer images from space generated by the 80-year-old telescope on Mt. Wilson in California. [Mt. Wilson Institution Sallie BALINNAS, Observatory's Christopher SHELTON - comment.] Animation shown to illustrate how the technological process works.

Roberts, Deborah;
Rooney, Brian

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