InfraredOpt

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Infrared Telescopes Andrea, Scott, and Martín 100’s of free ppt’s from www.pptpoint.com library
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Infrared…wait what?!?!? Infrared is a certain region in the light spectrum Ranges from .7µ to 1000µ or .1mm Broken into near, mid, and far infrared One step up on the light spectrum from visible light Measure of heat
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Infrared Telescopes Infrared telescopes work much like visible light telescopes Light hits parabolic mirror Light is sent to focal point Light is recorded by computer and translated into visible light
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History of Infrared Thirty years ago images were created by crude temperature readings and simple recording devices In 1980’s the military dedicated the first large sum of money towards infrared advancement (high background infrared) Recently scientists have changed the technology to focus on lower background heat and high sensitivity to fit the applications needed for astronomy
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Problems with Infrared 99% of infrared rays
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