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Paper: The application of infrared speckle interferometry to the imaging of remote galaxies and AGN
Volume: 73, Airborne Astronomy Symposium on the Galactic Ecosystem: From Gas to Stars to Dust
Page: 197
Authors: Olivares, Robert O.
Abstract: A 1.5 meter reflector, used for both infrared and optical astronomy, is also being used for infrared speckle interferometry and CCD imaging. The application of these imaging techniques to remote galaxies and active galactic nuclei are discussed. A simple model for the origin of speckle in coherent imaging systems is presented. Very careful photometry of the continuum of the galaxy M31 is underway using CCD images. It involves extremely intensive data reduction because the object itself is very large and has low surface brightness.
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