Asked in Telescopes
How far can a telescope see into the sky?
The type of telescope determines how far it can see into the sky. It becomes a question of details. A naked eye can see a lightyear away but not details. A standard telescope can see to the 10th magnitude while the eye can see to the 6th. ...
Asked in Eyes, Guinea Pigs, History of Science, Wolves
Why is it easier to see items at a far distance than close-up?
If a person can see things far away better than close up, this is called far sightedness. It has to do with the shape of the eye ball and the place in the eye that the image being viewed is focused in the eye. If the image focuses in front of or behind a certain point in the eye, it will cause far sightedness or near sightedness. ...
Asked in Planetary Science, Planet Neptune, Telescopes
Can you see Neptune from Earth without a telescope?
The answer to this would be "No." It is too far to see with the naked eye from earth. ...