27 July 2016 First on-sky results with ARGOS at LBT
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One year and an half after ARGOS first light, the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) laser guided ground-layer adaptive optics (GLAO) system has been operated on both sides of the LBT. The system fulfills the GLAO promise and typically delivers an improvement by a factor of 2 in FWHM over the 4'×4' field of view of both Luci instruments, the two near-infrared imagers and multi-object spectrographs.

In this paper, we report on the first on-sky results and analyze the performances based on the data collected so far. We also discuss adaptive optics procedures and the joint operations with Luci for science observations.
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G. Orban de Xivry, G. Orban de Xivry, S. Rabien, S. Rabien, L. Busoni, L. Busoni, W. Gaessler, W. Gaessler, M. Bonaglia, M. Bonaglia, J. Borelli, J. Borelli, M. Deysenroth, M. Deysenroth, S. Esposito, S. Esposito, H. Gemperlein, H. Gemperlein, M. Kulas, M. Kulas, M. Lefebvre, M. Lefebvre, T. Mazzoni, T. Mazzoni, D. Peter, D. Peter, A. Puglisi, A. Puglisi, W. Raab, W. Raab, G. Rahmer, G. Rahmer, A. Sivitilli, A. Sivitilli, J. Storm, J. Storm, J. Ziegleder, J. Ziegleder, "First on-sky results with ARGOS at LBT", Proc. SPIE 9909, Adaptive Optics Systems V, 990936 (27 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2240094; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2240094


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