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Term: Speckle interferometry

A technique for generating a clear composite image of a celestial object blurred by atmospheric turbulence in which a large number of short-exposure photographs are mathematically correlated by a computer. By comparing the behavior of the speckles in a series of images it is possible to approach the theoretical resolution of the telescope.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
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