speckle interferometry: Meaning and Definition of

speck'le interferom'etry

Pronunciation: [key]
— Astron. Astron.
  1. a photographic technique for clarifying the telescopic images of a star by taking short exposures of the electronic images of the star's speckle pattern and extrapolating properties of the starlight to create a more accurate composite image.
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