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Old 12-07-2017, 06:17 AM
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I got to thinking on this again recently from some podcast news I'd heard about an optical telescope array project in the UK and wondering what they actually meantby the equivalent of a multi-100km diameter scope.

So I guess they are only talking about light gathering/stacking power for a set exposure time over what a single scope can handle. I was hoping they had a way to increase resolution from the technique. I think the project was going after exoplanets and I don't know if parallex is accurate enough with short the baseline distance to help gain accurate exoplanet measurements. Maybe for near earth object detection?

cheers guys for the responses
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