How Do Telescopes Work?

How Telescopes Work Site & Resources

TelescopeWelcome to the portal dedicated to telescope workings and usage.

For those who are new to this, a telescope is a kind of instrument which was created and built with the purpose of remote objects observation as well as the collection of electromagnetic radiation.

The name "Telescope" was actually a name which was given to Galileo Galilei's instrument that was used for viewing distant objects.

There are many articles on this website dedicated to telescopes as well as reviews of many specific models.

Do check them out and come back more often for more updates. Here are some of the articles highlights.

 

Current Telescope Information

History Of Hubble Space Telescope - The history of one of the most famous telescope; the Hubble Space Telescope dates back when in 1946, Lyman Spitzer, an astronomer, wrote a very interesting paper with the title of Astronomical advantages of an Extra-Terrestrial Observatory.

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Amateur Astronomy Telescope - Galileo was not experienced at making telescopes when he built the first one. He was just like any other common man. He was fascinated by the sky and the stars and was eager to find a solution to discovering the sky at night.

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Refractor Vs Reflector Telescopes - There are generally two types of telescopes; reflector telescopes and refractors telescopes. The main difference between them is that the reflector telescope uses a mirror and the refractor telescope uses a lens for gathering and focusing the light.

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How To Build A Telescope - Many people are eager to make telescopes at home and it is definitely possible. When learning how to make a telescope, one must know what is desired before actually starting the construction.

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Where To Buy A Telescope - There are many useful tips that you can take into consideration while buying a telescope. For instance, before you buy a telescope, you should know some of the technical terms of a telescope in order to understand the telescope better.

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Telescopes For Children - For children the telescope provides a great learning opportunity and they can learn something that really doesn't really need to have teachers to look after. They can have sightings of the sky through the eyepiece of the telescope and get themselves a wee bit acquainted with the world that subsist above us.

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Hubble Space Telescope Pictures - Much earlier telescopes & in general photographs that would be received from these telescopes would be in black & white form, but things have changed a lot since and now telescopes also provide color pictures.

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Telescope Mirror Kit - Telescope kits come with each and every single supply that is required to make a telescope. Moreover, telescope kits come with a detailed step-by-step instruction guide that tells you how to make an effective telescope using different parts included in the kit.

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Galileo Galileis Telescope - We all know that Telescope was invented by Galileo and he is also sometimes called as the father of telescopes. All of the telescopes today are using the same principle introduced by Galileo.

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Facts About Orbital Telescopes - Hubble space telescope is one of the most famous telescopes ever known. There are countless interesting facts about the Hubble Space Telescope. Most of these fascinating facts are not known to us.

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