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Module P7 L5
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Module P7 L5 Chromatic Aberration One problem with very powerful telescopes that rely on refraction is chromatic aberration. This is when the lens focuses different colours…

Kepler Mission: The Search Earth-like Planets By Kurt Wiehenstroer May 9, 2007
Documents Kepler Mission: The Search Earth-like Planets By Kurt Wiehenstroer May 9, 2007

Slide 1Kepler Mission: The Search Earth-like Planets By Kurt Wiehenstroer May 9, 2007 Slide 2 Planet Finding History Mercury 3000 BC Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn Wondering…

Telescopes
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1.  2. Telescopes and Astronomical Instruments The 2 main points of telescopes are To make images with as much angular information as possible To gather as much light as…

Solar System Powerpoint Lesson
Education Solar System Powerpoint Lesson

1. Elizabeth RaeAnn Staab 2. 5 thGrade Day 1: Earth and Moon Day 2: Eclipses Day 3: Scientific Instruments for Studying Outer Space Day 4: Indiana University Observatory…

Ch 5 -how do telescopes work
Education Ch 5 -how do telescopes work

How do Telescopes Work? How Telescopes Work? Tool of the trade The whole idea is to collect radiation from distant objects, not just observe them. We have come a long way…

FAMOUS ASTRONOMERS and PLACES
Education FAMOUS ASTRONOMERS and PLACES

1. astronomy 2. GALILEO GALILEI Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei provided a number of scientific insights that laid the foundation for future scientists. His investigation…

 Copernicus Challenges Ancient Astronomy  Published Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres  Proposed a Heliocentric model of the universe  Tycho Brahe
Documents  Copernicus Challenges Ancient Astronomy  Published Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres ...

Slide 1 Slide 2  Copernicus Challenges Ancient Astronomy  Published Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres  Proposed a Heliocentric model of the universe  Tycho…

Diffraction of Light By definition, diffraction refers to the apparent bending of waves around small obstacles and the spreading out of waves past small
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Slide 1 Diffraction of Light By definition, diffraction refers to the apparent bending of waves around small obstacles and the spreading out of waves past small openings.…

Astro 201: Sept. 16, 2010 New: Copies of Lecture Notes and HW are now on d2l, and should be faster to download. HW #3 on line, due Tuesday Midterm #1:
Documents Astro 201: Sept. 16, 2010 New: Copies of Lecture Notes and HW are now on d2l, and should be faster.....

Slide 1 Astro 201: Sept. 16, 2010 New: Copies of Lecture Notes and HW are now on d2l, and should be faster to download. HW #3 on line, due Tuesday Midterm #1: Tuesday, Sept.…

SOFIA — The Observatory open cavity (door not shown) TELESCOPE pressure bulkhead scientific instrument (1 of 7) Scientist work stations, telescope and
Documents SOFIA — The Observatory open cavity (door not shown) TELESCOPE pressure bulkhead scientific...

Slide 1 SOFIA — The Observatory open cavity (door not shown) TELESCOPE pressure bulkhead scientific instrument (1 of 7) Scientist work stations, telescope and instrument…