Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics

The Keck II laser guide star (LGS) adaptive optics (AO) system is available for science with NIRC2 and NIRSPAO and The Keck I LGSAO system is available for science with OSIRIS

Keck LGSAO Science Publications refereed or all papers.

Please follow the links below to learn more about laser guide star adaptive optics, the design and performance of the Keck system, and planning science observations.

The Egg Nebula imaged on NIRC2 in H, H2 (2.12) and Kcont (2.29) bands on 07 Jul. 2004 UT - FOV: 15.8"x23.7"
TT ref. star: Rmag=14.3, sep=24.9arcsec

For more information please
R. Campbell, A. Conrad, or J. Lyke


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