speckle interferometry


: a technique for generating a clear composite image of a celestial object blurred by atmospheric turbulence in which a large number of short-exposure photographs are mathematically correlated by a computer

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First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of speckle interferometry was in 1970

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“Speckle interferometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speckle%20interferometry. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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