speckle interferometry

noun

Definition of 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

First Known Use of speckle interferometry

1970


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