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Impact of adaptive optics on star formation research
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the benefits of ground-based, adaptive optics (AO) aided observations for star formation research. After outlining the general advantages, we present results obtained during the ALFA science demonstration program in 1999. These results underline the absolute necessity of AO assistance for almost any kind of observations regarding star formation regions.

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Date Published: 7 July 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4007, Adaptive Optical Systems Technology, (7 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390383
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Markus Feldt, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie (Germany)
Markus E. Kasper, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie (Germany)
Frank Eisenhauer, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
Stefan Hippler, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4007:
Adaptive Optical Systems Technology
Peter L. Wizinowich, Editor(s)

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