Re: Very Hi-Resoution Adaptive Optics Satellite Image

From: John Locker (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Thu Jun 21 2007 - 16:06:50 EDT

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    Thanks Allen , yep...those are the ones I was thinking of.
    
    John
    
    
    
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    From: "Allen Thomson" <thomsona@flash.net>
    To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2007 8:13 PM
    Subject: Re: Very Hi-Resoution Adaptive Optics Satellite Image
    
    
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    > --- John Locker <john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
    >
    >>
    >> I dont mean this one.....
    >> http://www-int.stsci.edu/~jordan/sts107/notstarfire.html    which was
    >> obviously an amateur image..............I recall seeing an image of
    >> Columbia  which was so good , you could read the logo on the wing.
    >
    > Perhaps you're thinking of these,
    > http://spaceflightnow.com/shuttle/sts107/030225amos/visible.html ,
    > which were taken from Maui and obviously used some sort of atmospheric
    > compensation technique. And a big telescope.
    >
    > However, as far as the Russian images go, the picture of their
    > equipment suggests the telescope has a very modest aperture -- I'd
    > guess well below a meter.  In which case the images, which look to have
    > resolutions of a couple of tenths of an arc second, are close to 
    > diffraction-limited.
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