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SAM
Answered: Dec 29, 2018
Compoundor catadioptrictelescopesare hybridtelescopesthat have a mix of refractor and reflector elements in their design. ... The Schmidttelescopehad a primary mirror at the back of thetelescope,...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Mounts are used to hold telescopes into place. Then the person can adjust and move the telescope to focus on the faraway object. The mount is just as important to think about when purchasing a...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
When people think about using or getting a telescope, most often it is a refracting telescope. The refracting telescope uses a refractor lens which makes sense. A refracting telescope has light...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Mounts are often purchased when someone purchases a telescope because they need to place the telescope on something in order to get it to work. Telescopes are not light in weight; they are...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
A type of telescope is called the Fresenal Imager. It doesn’t sound like a telescope, but it functions like a telescope. This telescope is easier to hold than other because it is light in...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Galileo is a common scientist who is known for studying space and the universe among other things during ancient times. He was an astronomer and engineer from Italy. He is considered to be the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 19, 2020
Using a telescope, Galileo discovered 3 stars orbiting Jupieter on january 7, 1610. He turned his 30 power telescope towards jupiter, and found three small, bright stars near the planet. one was...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Mainly, ancient scientists were limited with studying the planets. Usually, they had to just look up at the planets to study them. They would make notes of the changes that they would see and...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
It may seem that there is only one telescope, but there are really lots of telescopes. There are about thirty different telescopes with a few different pieces that can be added onto them. However...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Since there are a large number of telescopes that are used to perform different functions, the distance that a telescope can see varies. It just merely depends upon the type of telescope being...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
In space there is the largest telescope that orbits in space. This telescope moves around space in order for people to learn about space. It allows people to look at items in space that they...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
There are many observatories in the world with telescopes in them. Scientists and people interested in planets may go to the observatory to use their telescopes. One of the biggest telescopes in...Read More

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