AO

Adaptive optics (AO) is a technique and technology used to correct astronomical images due to blurring by the atmosphere. AO removes the twinkle from your stars.

I have been involved with AO operations since my arrival at Keck in 2003.

Keck

Keck is the world leader in ground-based astronomy.

Our dedicated team maintains the telescopes every day so that every night, each telescope can feed one, or more than one, of our facility class instruments. We go above and beyond to be on-sky, every night.

About Jim Lyke

I am an astronomer at the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii. My current title is the Adaptive Optics Science Operations Lead, but it is just one of many roles I serve at Keck.

AO Ops
I direct a multi-disciplinary team to ensure our two, world-class, laser- and natural guide star AO systems are fully functional for science operations.

Instrument Scientist
I am responsible for all cryogenic, electronic, mechanical, optical, software, and vacuum aspects of facility instruments, ESI, and PCS.

Staff Astronomer
I am the point of contact for visiting observers and am an expert in planning, calibration, execution, and data reduction of observations in the optical and infrared.

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