The tail of the comet was easily visible with the naked eye, and the combination of the crescent Moon, comet, Milky Way and the laser guide star was nearly as impressive to the naked eye as it appears in the long-exposure photos.
What does LGS stand for?
LGS stands for Laser Guide Star
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He describes how the turbulent atmosphere affects light, how telescopes are adapted to see through the atmosphere, what wavefront sensors are and how they work, laser guide stars, and how mirrors can deform to correct imaging.
The light they measured corresponded with what they expected from the laser guide star.
To discover which is right, Dr Ryder is using sophisticated new technology called laser guide star adaptive optics at the giant Gemini telescope, atop Hawaii's 4200-metre Mauna Kea.