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."
(2014) Probing for exoplanets hiding in dusty debris disks: Disk imaging, characterization, and exploration with HST/STIS multi-roll coronagraphy. Astron.
Aime, Apodized apertures for solar coronagraphy, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 467(1), 317-325, 2007.