Type:

Other

Description:

An in depth tutorial about the physics behind telescopes and spectrographs. The tutorial includes graphics, and questions with fully worked out solutions. The user can complete the tutorial online, print it, or download it.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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