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Thu 1/18/07 3:37 AM
john lenard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and again my congratulations on your superb astrophotography
You are clearly getting some images at almost the diffraction limit of
your telescope. In the very sharpest images there are hints of diffraction
rings visible on the edges of the satellites. That is of course the
absolute limit of optical performance, and is only rarely attained.
You might also be interested in a journal produced by the
MIT Lincoln Laboratory - which is the group which has built some of the
things you are seeing. Much of what they do is what used to be the
Star wars project, which no doubt involves some of your objects. They
don't talk about the military satellites,
of course, but there are many dicussions of earth surveillance, and
related issues. It is distributed only to academic organisations, so
you may need to get your local library to borrow it, but you
may be able to get this (for free) from
244 Wood Street
Professor of Experimental Astronomy
From(email@example.com) Sent:Sat 2/21/09 5:32 PM(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Holy cow! You have DONE it!!!! That resolution is amazing! I don't have enough good stuff to say about the space object.
From:Kline, Henry (email@example.com)
Sent:Mon 1/12/09 10:30 AM
To: john lenard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Its going to be a while before I can look at anything. We are getting ready for a live show this Thursday.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory