Re: Orbital surveillance satellites now exceed 1 inch resolution?

From: John Locker (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Thu May 03 2007 - 16:48:49 EDT

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    > Basically, the idea of lucky imaging is that the atmospheric
    > distortions that limit resolution will, every now and then, "flatten
    > out" in front of a telescope for several milliseconds and give a
    > diffraction-limited glimpse of the target. So you take a video of the
    > object, brew a big pot of coffee, and step through the video frame by
    > frame and pick out the best images. 
    
    
    
    
    If only it was that simple  !!!!   :O)
    
    John
    
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