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These lecture notes describe the main features of optical-band telescopes---i.e. those which operate in or near the part of the EM 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.

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    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Instrumentation,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),General,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003063603375T,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astronomy,Technology,Telescopes

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