Re: Very Hi-Resoution Adaptive Optics Satellite Image

From: John Locker (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Thu Jun 21 2007 - 14:28:52 EDT

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    Hi Jim...
    
    I dont mean this one.....
    
    http://www-int.stsci.edu/~jordan/sts107/notstarfire.html    which was
    obviously an amateur image..............I recall seeing an image of Columbia
    which was so good , you could read the logo on the wing.
    
    John
    
    >>From: Jim Scotti <jscotti@pirl.lpl.Arizona.EDU>
    >>Sent: Jun 21, 2007 10:10 AM
    >>To: John Locker <john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk>
    >>Cc: SeeSat-L@satobs.org
    >>Subject: Re: Very Hi-Resoution Adaptive Optics Satellite Image
    >>
    >>No, that was a misunderstanding - it wasn't the Starfire 3.5-m telescope
    >>that
    >>obtained those images, but a small amateur telescope and imaging equipment
    >>run by some staff there.
    >>
    >>Jim.
    >>
    >>On Thu, 21 Jun 2007, John Locker wrote:
    >>
    >>> He he....................now that,s what I call an image  :O)))))))
    >>>
    >>> I this the telescope that imaged Columbia during her last mission ?
    >>>
    >>> John
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Philip Masding" <zen32156@zen.co.uk>
    >>> To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    >>> Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2007 5:36 PM
    >>> Subject: Very Hi-Resoution Adaptive Optics Satellite Image
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>> Although the Russian images are impressive take a look at the image in
    >>>> the
    >>>> PDF document referenced at the bottom of this web page
    >>>>
    >>>> http://www.fas.org/spp/military/program/track/starfire.htm
    >>>>
    >>>> This was taken with a 3.5m American scope and is amazing.
    >>>>
    >>>> Regards
    >>>> Philip Masding
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    >>"Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence." - Carl Sagan
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    >>Jim Scotti
    >>Lunar & Planetary Laboratory
    >>University of Arizona
    >>Tucson, AZ 85721 USA                 http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/~jscotti/
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