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Durham University

Department of Physics

Staff profile

Publication details for Dr Richard Wilson

Image: Diffraction-limited 800 nm imaging with the 2.56 m Nordic optical telescope.Baldwin, J. E., Tubbs, R. N., Cox, G. C. Mackay, C. D., Wilson, R. W. & Andersen, M. I. (2001). Diffraction-limited 800 nm imaging with the 2.56 m Nordic optical telescope. Astronomy & Astrophysics 368(1): L1-L4.

Author(s) from Durham


A quantitative assessment is presented of diffraction-limited stellar images with Strehl ratios of 0.25-0.30 obtained by selection of short-exposure CCD images of stars brighter than +6 m at 810 nm with the Nordic Optical Telescope.


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