coronagraphy


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coronagraphy

the observation of the corona of the sun by use of a telescope modifled to simulate an eclipse. — coronagraphic, adj.
See also: Sun
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The existing mid-infrared instrument VISIR on the VLT will provide such performance if it were enhanced to greatly improve the image quality using adaptive optics, and adapted to employ a technique called coronagraphy to reduce the stellar light and thereby reveal the possible signal of potential terrestrial planets.
Nulling is to aperture masking what coronagraphy is to classical imaging.
2014) Probing for exoplanets hiding in dusty debris disks: Disk imaging, characterization, and exploration with HST/STIS multi-roll coronagraphy.
Aime, Apodized apertures for solar coronagraphy, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 467(1), 317-325, 2007.