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28 June 2006 PALM-3000: visible light AO on the 5.1-meter Telescope
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PALM-3000 is proposed to be the first visible-light sodium laser guide star astronomical adaptive optics system. Deployed as a multi-user shared facility on the 5.1 meter Hale Telescope at Palomar Mountain, this state-of-the-art upgrade to the successful Palomar Adaptive Optics System will have the unique capability to open the visible light spectrum to diffraction-limited scientific access from the ground, providing angular imaging resolution as fine as 16 milliarcsec with modest sky coverage fraction.
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Richard Dekany, Antonin Bouchez, Matthew Britton, Viswa Velur, Mitchell Troy, J. Chris Shelton, and Jennifer Roberts "PALM-3000: visible light AO on the 5.1-meter Telescope", Proc. SPIE 6272, Advances in Adaptive Optics II, 62720G (28 June 2006);

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