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AO corrected active region

[Active region]

About this image

Image of an active region with (top) and without (bottom) adaptive optics correction. The picture was taken at a wavelength of 550nm and the field-of-view is 45 arc seconds square. The AO was locked onto the dark structure in the center of the FOV.

See the June 2003 NOAO Newsletter (currently only available in PDF format), and the companion image from the article.

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