Reply to post: Re: Missing the point

Astroboffins may have raged at Elon's emissions staining the sky, but all those satellites will be more boon than bother


Re: Missing the point

“ make an array you need mix the light from all the telescopes while arranging for the optical path length to be the same to sub-micrometer precision no matter which telescope the light enters.”

Not true at all. If you want an easy build then yes, but computational photography techniques in 2020 can easily compensate for different placements if the devices are in space. It may not be easy, but it’s certainly possible. We don’t do these things because they are easy...

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