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Other

Description:

These lecture notes describe the main features of optical-band telescopes- i.e. those which operate in or near the part of the electromagnetic spectrum to which our eyes are sensitive. It also provides a link to an applet illustrating the differences between refraction, reflection, and diffraction and a video on "seeing" produced by the Earth's atmosphere.

Subjects:

  • Science > Technology
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Language:

English

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