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How To Use And Buy A Telescope..
     

How To Use And Buy A Telescope..

by Charles Gibson
 
The 20th century also saw the development of telescopes that worked in a wide range of wavelengths from radio to gamma-rays. The first purpose built radio telescope went into operation in 1937. Since then, a tremendous variety of complex astronomical instruments have been developed.
The name "telescope" covers a wide range of instruments. Most detect

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The 20th century also saw the development of telescopes that worked in a wide range of wavelengths from radio to gamma-rays. The first purpose built radio telescope went into operation in 1937. Since then, a tremendous variety of complex astronomical instruments have been developed.
The name "telescope" covers a wide range of instruments. Most detect electromagnetic radiation, but there are major differences in how astronomers must go about collecting light (electromagnetic radiation) in different frequency bands.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014667203
Publisher:
unique5stardeals
Publication date:
01/02/2016
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,120,363
File size:
142 KB

Meet the Author

Charles Gibson has written for the inspirational book series God Allows U-Turns as well as for a Twin Cities newspaper. He has a long-standing interest in history, has spent many years researching the Middle Ages and the Crusades, and has traveled to the Languedoc region in France. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and sons.

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