Images of the Palomar Observatory's Laser Guide
Star Adaptive Optics Program at the 200-inch Hale Telescope


Hale Telescope with adaptive optics laser pointed at zenith taken August, 2008. (Kardel)

Hale Telescope with adaptive optics laser pointed off of zenith taken August, 2008. (Kardel)

Hale Telescope dome with laser taken August, 2008. (Kardel)

Far view of 200-inch dome with adaptive optics laser & Orion.
(Kardel)

Close view of 200-inch dome with adaptive optics laser & Orion.
(Kardel)

Adaptive optics laser from the Hale Telescope's Prime Focus.
(Kardel)

Inside the laser.
(Kardel)

200-inch dome, adaptive optics laser & Jupiter.
(Kardel)

Hale Telescope with Adaptive Optics Laser under bright moonlight.
(Kardel)

Hale Telescope, Adaptive Optics Laser and Milky Way.
(Kardel)

Hale Telescope and Adaptive Optics Laser.
(Kardel)

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