Fixing Astronomy in the Blink of an Eye

If you’ve ever set a telescope up in your backyard, you probably learned how quick any kind of lighting ruins your observation. In fact, a recent study found that every year, about 10% of the stars that were visible the previous year disappear in the mishmash of light scattering through the atmosphere. A company called StealthTransit has a solution: blink the lights in a controlled way. They have an animated video explaining the concept.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://hackaday.com/2023/11/19/fixing-astronomy-in-the-blink-of-an-eye/