Unformatted text preview: ii. Neap / Spring Tides III. Telescopes and Light a. Refractor – lens, smaller, blurriness b. Reflector – mirrors, bigger, diffraction patterns/spikes c. (Angular) Resolution – depends on diameter d. Light Gathering Power – depends on diameter 2 e. λ (wavelength) * f (frequency) = c (speed of light) f. E (energy of photon) = h (constant) * f (frequency) g. (Increasing Energy and Decreasing Frequency) Gamma X-Rays UV optical IR Radio h. Nasa’s 4 Great Observatories...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course PHY 115 taught by Professor Weinbeck during the Spring '09 term at BC.
- Spring '09