25 October 2004 Study of atmospheric sodium above Chile
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Proceedings Volume 5490, Advancements in Adaptive Optics; (2004); doi: 10.1117/12.549315
Event: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 2004, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Abstract
In preparation for upcoming sodium laser guide star for adaptive optics, a spectroscopic study of the amount of sodium, present in the Earth atmosphere, has been undertaken. Preliminary results of almost 3 years of monitoring are presented here.
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Nancy Ageorges, Sebastian Els, "Study of atmospheric sodium above Chile", Proc. SPIE 5490, Advancements in Adaptive Optics, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.549315; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.549315
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Sodium

Atmospheric monitoring

Atmospheric optics

Adaptive optics

Laser guide stars

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