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Quiz 3 1)Suppose the angular separation of two stars is smaller than the angular resolution of your eyes. How will the stars appear to your eyes? A)The two stars will appear to be touching, looking rather like a small dumbbell. B)You will not be able to see these two stars at all. * C)The two stars will look like a single point of light. D)You will see only the larger of the two stars, not the smaller one. E)You will see two distinct stars. 2)Currently, the largest optical telescope mirrors have a diameter of A)2 m. B)1 m. * C)10 m. D)5 m. E)100 m. 3)What is the purpose of adaptive optics? * A)to eliminate the distorting effects of atmospheric turbulence for telescopes on the ground B)to increase the magnification of telescopes on the ground C)to improve the angular resolution of telescopes in space D)to allow several small telescopes to work together like a single larger telescope E)to increase the collecting area of telescopes on the ground 4)Which of the following wavelength regions cannot be studied with telescopes on the ground?
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course AST 201 taught by Professor Abraham during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto.

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quiz3 - Quiz 3 1)Suppose the angular separation of two...

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