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A telescope is a device used to form images of distant objects. There are two kinds: an optical telescope uses lenses and is known as a refracting telescope or a refractor, and a reflecting telescope, which uses a mirror and is known as a reflecting telescope or a reflector. The earliest telescope was a refractor built by the Dutch eyeglass maker Hans Lippershey. This category is for questions related to telescopes, including using them to view distant planets and objects in space.

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Telescope and Radition Collection from Stars Please refer to the link below. This will take you to a web site that discusses this. Multiwavelength astronomy is dedicated to observing the various spectrums of radiation emitted. That is called its light gathering ability. The 'aperture size' deter…
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There are several disadvantages to using disk space:1) Loss of available space as items are saved, which slows down processing speeds.2) After reaching a certain amount of occupied disk space, you risk a hard drive crash or failure to operate. When there is a disruption a computer will usually reboo…
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Using a Reflector Telescope Look through the eyepiece and focus the image with the focus knob. To target, point it at whatever it is you are trying to see. A reflector type telescope always inverts the image, unless of course you are using it for star gazing, then it doesn't matter. However, if y…
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The atmosphere The Earth's atmosphere creates distortion and acts as a filter to prevent a perfectly clear view of space. Outside our atmosphere, there is nothing blocking the view. That and there is less light from cities and stuff to interfere with the telescope.
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Answer Telescope comes from the Greek tleskopos, which means far-seeing. tele = 'far' and skopein = 'to look or see'.
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The earliest evidence of telescopes were refracting telescopes from the Netherlands in 1608. Their development is credited to three individuals: Hans Lippershey and Zacharias Janssen, who were spectacle makers in Middelburg, and Jacob Metius of Alkmaar. Hans Lippershey invented the telescope, some…
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The magnification (MA) equals the focal length of the objective lens (fo) divided by the focal length of the eyepiece (fe), which is this: MA = fo / fe = 10 feet / .25 inches = 120 inches / .25 inches = 480 A link to the Wikipedia article on magnification is included.
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Hans Lippershey invented the telescope. The telescopes were first invented in 1608 by him. Galileo Galilei was the first of his time to use a telescope to look into space.
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There are two types of telescopes, Gallilean or Reflective. What you need depends upon the type. Lenses are the key things for both types, with a large concave mirror (three inches or more) for the reflective. Grinding your own mirror can be a time consuming task taking hours, but much cheaper th…
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Galileo is usually considred the first scientific user, though the device first devised by Dutch opticians in about 1608
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the largest radio telescop are located in arecibo,pueto rico
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I know of at least three. I hope these help: - magnifying power - light gathering power - field of view
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Answer The telescope was invented first in 1608. If you want to know more about the telescope see related links below.Though there is some conflict over who, exactly, invented the first telescope, the earliest working models seem to have been invented by Hans Lippershy in 1608. Just a year later,…
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focal length is the distance between your optic nerve and the retinsin lense the distance between the optical and focus
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well maybe yes maybe no but if it isn't then there would have to be a border ending it. and that would have to be infinate. if THAT isn't then it would have to have its own border. and so on and so forth
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A Reflecting telescope uses a mirror to bend light. And this differs from the more traditional refracting telescope. To understand how a reflecting telescope works let me first explain the refracting telescope. Did you ever hold a magnifying glass near the ground and watched how it will focus the su…
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We really dont know. It was discovered by whoever was living at that time. Could have been caveman. caveman lived on earth.. and i dont think they would be so smart to actually know what they're standing on LOL
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Optical telescopes work by having pieces of glass focus somthin to a certain point. the best example is that of a pair of binoculars
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A telescope collects electromagnetic radiation to view objects far away. A telescope is a device used to observe remote objects and used in the study of astronomy. The first telescope was made in the 1600's..
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I think the Hubble Space Telescopes was made by the NASA but they named the Hubble Space Telescope was named by Edwid Hubble
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a lens is curved piece of glass, plastic, or other clear material that refracts light that pass through it. Because lenses for different uses must bend light in different ways, not all lens are alike.
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To understand how a basic telescope makes faraway things look closer, think about why we can't see distant objects using only our eyes. First, the tiny opening at the front of the eye (the pupil) does not let in enough light to give many details of a distant object. Second, an object that's far away…
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HANS LIPPERSHEY INVENTED REFRACTING TELESCOPE.
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The invention of the telescope is credited to Hans Lippershey. Crude telescopes and spyglasses may have been created much earlier by Dutch opticians, but Lippershey is believed to be the first to apply for a patent for his design. His telescope was made up of one convex lens and one concave lens.Gal…
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actually you can, but it all depends on the weather. In 2006, you could see Discovery docking with the International Space Station during the twilight hours in clear weather. "The appearance of either the Space Shuttle or the International Space Station moving across the sky is not in itself unusu…
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He formulated the theory of inertia. This work was improved upon by Rene Descarte and Issac Newton before becoming a law. Galileo Galilei invented the geometric and military compass.
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Space can't be accuratly measured because it is constantly expanding. It is however estimated to be 96 billion light years across. The speed of light is exactly 299,792 458 meters per second. So it is 28780075970000000000 meters.
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Answer we use telescopes for seeing things in outer space
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he was the one who acctually invented TELESCOPE but the name "telescope" was given by GalileoBY-SHREY SAXENA[CSI]
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Answer English Dictionary and Thesaurus Overview of noun telescope 1. telescope, scope -- (a magnifier of images of distant objects) Overview of verb telescope 1. telescope -- (crush together or collapse; "In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be p…
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The great red spot is on Jupiter .
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While there is circumstantial evidence that telescopes were invented by Leonard Digger in England, the invention of the telescope is commonly credited to Hans Lippershey, Sacharius Jansen, and Jacob Metius, in the Netherlands. The practical use of the telescope, specifically a refractor, is commonly…
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A telescope is an optical instrument comprised of a series of mirrors or lenses in order to gather more light with a higher resolution and magnification than the naked eye. It is primarily used by astronomers to seek out new planets and new stars and to research the sun. Laymen can use a telescope t…
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a space probe is similar to a satilite which is controlled by a remote3 on earth.i dont no
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The concept of "Space" is continually being redefined. We find something new about it all the time. This is a great area for discovery. If space is really a fabric, then we should be able to get some kind of hooks into it and use it for propulsion or, if we can go deep enough, we might find a pure …
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Square Kilometre Array (SKA)But still under planning and design. Construction very soon. (see skatelescope.org).
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You can assemble a simple telescope by using two lenses, one weak convex lens (this is thicker at the centre) as the objective and a stronger concave lens ( thinner at the centre) as the eyepiece. then, with simple manipulation you can determine the focal length of your lenses, double this calculati…
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you have to go through a train coarse then become an astronaut then you go to NASA and fly into space in a space shuttle. (say hi to the aliens for me)
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The Hubble Space Telescope was originally meant to be launched in 1986, but the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger delayed the launch until April 24th 1990.The Hubble telescope is now seen as one of the most versatile telescopes in space. After it was launched in 1990, astronomers had a chanc…
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Quality of the Lenses and/or mirrors first. Coatings put on those mirrors/lenses. Telescope design - Refractor, Reflector, Catadioptric (Combination of lenses and mirrors. What do you want to observe in the sky? - Planets? (The highest quality refractor is the best but most expensive. Stars and Nebu…
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Sir Isaac Newton
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Newton did not invent the telescope. The first practical telescope was made by Hans Lippeshey and Zacharias Janssen in 1608 in the Netherlands. Galileo made significant improvements the following year. All these early refracting telescopes suffered from big problems with chromatic aberation, the sep…
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A telescope does two things. It gathers light from faint distant objects and it magnifies those objects. There are different telescope designs to do this, but the basic idea remains the same in all of them - a lens or mirror gathers light and concentrates it so the image can be examined by a magnify…
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Scientist's have estimated about 125 Billion galaxies or even more.There must be approximately 1011 galaxies in the observable Universe.Note 1: That's a 1, followed by 11 zeroes.Note 2: The entire Universe is probably much bigger, but it isn't know how much.
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Neither Newton nor Galileo invented the telescope. It was developed independently by various dutch optics makers (Lippershey submitted the first patent). Galileo's first telescope was dutch-made, and he made useful improvements to the initial retractor design. Newton did invent the reflecting telesc…
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Answer Visit this site, it's got a few: http://www.howdotelescopeswork.com/Current-Telescopes-Developments.php
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The telescope was invented by somebody who was toying with two lenses and while looking through them he saw that distant objects in the sky were magnified a great many times. He jumped up and down while shouting "Hurray, hurray, I just invented the telescope. Long may I live!"
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Answer Hubble refers to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). It was launched on April 24 1990 from the space shuttle and has returned spectacular pictures to Earth of the solar system and beyond. See the Related Link below for more details. If you click on the 'Operations' tab when you are in the l…
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Optical telescopes use either lens' (refractory) or mirrors (reflective) to magnify light. Radio telescopes use dishes to pick up radio waves. sensors on the dishes collect the waves and turn them into a picture
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The earliest evidence of working telescopes were the refracting telescopes that appeared in the Netherlands in 1608. Their development is credited to three individuals: Hans Lippershey and Zacharias Janssen, who were spectacle makers in Middelburg, and Jacob Metius of Alkmaar.The first telescope was…
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Radio telescopes tucked into valleys can "hide" in there from interference that may be radiated into the side of the antenna array from earth sources. Better shielding equals less noise (interference) and greater resolution of a desired signal. Remember that radio telescopes are highly directional,…
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The high power objective is used to zoom in a little bit more than the low power ob
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a very big rocket.
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depending on what type of probe. Probes like the mobile Pathfinder rover on Mars are only a few feet across, while newer ones like Curiosity are as big as an SUV. The Juno probe, when its large solar panels are extended, is over 40 feet across.
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1 light year = 9.4605284 × 1015 metres the speed of light = 299 792 458 m / s
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It acts as a RADAR unit, sending radio waves and measuring the amount of time it takes for them to come back.radio telescopes monitor radio signals from outer space. The signals are analysed and classified by type to determine the nature of the source and widen our knowledge of astrophysics and cosm…
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He Discovered that Earth was not the center of the solar system , Jupiter Has four moons and Venus has light and dark phases, like a moon! He also discovered the rings of Saturn. All this using just one telescope? Galileo didn't invent the telescope, but he was the first person we know of to point …
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Using more than one telescope is called an array. telescope formZoooming in...
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A telescope must gather large amounts of light from a dim, distant object; therefore, it needs a largeobjective lens to gather as much light as possible and bring it to a bright focus. Because the objective lens is large, it brings the image of the object to a focus at some distance away
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The first telescopes were invented in the Netherlands in 1608.
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The earliest evidence of working telescopes were the refracting telescopes that appeared in the Netherlands in 1608. Their development is credited to three individuals: Hans Lippersheyand Zacharias Janssen, who were spectacle makers in Middelburg, and Jacob Metius of Alkmaar. Galileo greatly improve…
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Microscopes have 2 convex lens and telescopes too while microscopes are used to look at cells and microscopic organisms.
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Microscope(s) magnify or enlarge images of structures that are too small to see with your eyes.
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Early lens telescopes were small, expensive, made from delicate glass, and had fringes of violet color around bright objects. People could make mirrors, first of polished metal, then from glass coated with silver, and finally from different glasses coated with aluminum and other chemicals. These mir…
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hans lippershey invented the 1st telescope in 1608
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He simply discovered many things that makes technology where we are! -m In astronomy he used measurements made by Tycho Brahe to do many complicated calculations to discover the shape of the planets' orbits. The results were published as the three laws of planetary motion in 1618. They were found…
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the reflecting telescope was invented in 1668 by Sir Isaac Newton.
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To view, radio waves, infra-red waves, ultraviolet rays, X-rays and Gamma rays.
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It is a satelite that dosn't orbit around any thing.
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The US has about half of the satellites in space, many other countries comprise the other half.
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microscopes help us by seeing bacteria and seeing inside cells of the human body. They are also used for searching for diseases or illnesses. Where do we use them? We use microscopes in hospitals,laboratories and science lessons they help us to understand the cell itself and the bacteria inside it…
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Answer it means "see far" telescope is a Greek word (Τ���Σ��Π��) it comes from uniting 2 words : tele + scope tele (Τ���) = far scope (Σ��Π��, Σ��Π�ΥΩ) = see (in ancient Greek)
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The answer is Jupiter.That would be Jupiter. The spot is a hurricane, more than three times the size of Earth, which has been raging for at least 400 years.Jupiter
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Telescopes are used to see things that are farther than we expected a thing to be.Telescopes are not only small.They can be big as well.
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there are two main types, all though there are five in total. the first one is called a refractor telescope, which uses a lense to bend the light into an eyepiece. these tend to fog up in winter time but give accurite pictures. a reflector telescope uses two mirors to reflect the light into the eyep…
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The reflector telescope is used to reflect light and form and imageit was invented in the 17th Century but no working models were made until 1673 by Robert Hooke.
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He discovered that the earth was round not flat.
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in 1380 by Richard thinkton, England, Dublin.
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Originally, it was made by someone who used it to see islands or invading boats. Then another person named Galalio used it to point it at space. He saw asteroids, and other planets.
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Kay Hans Lipphershey invented the telescope because he was a lensmaker. at the time his kids were playing outside when they discovered it, Hans didnt really create it it was his kids but he took the credit from them. people think that Galileo also created it but he did not. he took it a step further…
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its a waxing crescent. updated: october,29,2011 9:42
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it is 90% full.
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That's hard to say, because there are different types of telescopes that work with different types of radiation, so it is hard to compare one with another.The most powerful optical telescope to date is the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT), which is located on Arizona's Mount Graham. So far, the LBT h…
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A reflecting telescope uses parabolic mirrors to create a magnified image of a celestial body like a star. The Hubble Space Telescope is an example of a reflecting telescope.
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He did not invent it he improved on it in about 1609 - 1610
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The main function of a telescope is to form a brighter image of a source, by focusing ("gathering") all the light from the source that enters a large aperture. Once brightened, the light may be dispersed in a longer display for precise measurements of fine spectral details, or the image may be m…
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Probably around 7 or 8
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you just focus the lends and then look through the peep hole
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ANSWER:Well , the nuclear bomb is one of the biggest threats to the human race. However, according to my view, what most people think this will annihilate humans is also the reason that the third world war has not yet occurred.Think, if nuclear bombs did not exist, then there could be no such thing …
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A refracting telescope works just like a magnifying glass. It uses a convex glass lens (to bend light and bring it into focus. This lens is thicker in the center than it is toward its edges, which bends the light more at the edge of the lens than light coming through the center. This allows all of t…
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Paul Gottlieb invented the electric telescope.
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Sir Issac Newyon
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Answer No. The Hubble Space Telescope is an optical telescope of the reflective type. A 'non optical' telescope would be one that works on different portions of the electromagnetic spectrum below or above the optical wavelengths.
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it would be queefing all the time and eventually the queef would reach the sun and ignite which would make the sun bigger and hotter causing global warming that will melt the ice caps which would flood the world killing everyone and everything.
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How is a telescope made? A telescope is a device used to form images of distant objects. The most familiar kind of telescope is an optical telescope, which uses a series of lens-1 or a curved mirror to focus visible light. An optical telescope which uses lenses is known as a refracting-telescope or…
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