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Unformatted text preview: -Earths atmosphere distorts light= Twinkle Fuzzy-Hubble Telescope (NASA) Orbiting telescope (reflecting) Section 2 Radio Astronomy Frequency- # of waves in a given time-Radio waves can travel throughout universe form side to side. Pictures can be made Radio Telescope 100m diameter-image not as precise as optical telescope- take several images and combine (Fig. 18-28) Many galaxies have radio wave sources: Pulsars- rapidly spinning remains of huge collapsed stars. Quasars- (quasi stellar objects) Very active nuclei of galaxies on black holes....
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course GEOG 123 taught by Professor Mitchelle during the Fall '10 term at Everglades.
- Fall '10