Second generation Robo-AO instruments and systems

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Baranec, Christoph; Riddle, Reed; Law, Nicholas M.; Chun, Mark R.; Lu, Jessica R.; Connelley, Michael S.; Hall, Donald; Atkinson, Dani; Jacobson, Shane;
  • Publisher: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1117/12.2055552
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

The prototype Robo-AO system at the Palomar Observatory 1.5-m telescope is the world's first fully automated laser adaptive optics instrument. Scientific operations commenced in June 2012 and more than 12,000 observations have since been performed at the ~0.12" visible-... View more
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